Loss and Recovery

Loss can come in many guises and recovery can take many forms. Time, patience and care help but it is our connectedness to others that supports the process the most.

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Going backwards to go forwards

An auspicious week commemorating two important events that took place on the same date. Presenting our work in a space that inspired us to develop it, then driving a different way home for a new perspective.

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Water, water everywhere!

Persistent rain together with sudden, violent storms resulted in damage and destruction with plenty to fix. Feeling very sorry for themselves, two conversations made for a change of heart and a better perspective.

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Enabling the how

The start of Mental Health Awareness Month in South Africa, a book about the link between stress, trauma and illness and a solution to the problem of mental and emotional health occupies the focus of a week just past and a future beginning every day.

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Move it before you lose it

Sometimes things go wrong and all the little irritations leave you feeling low. Waking up feeling a little fed up Matthew and Chantal went for a walk and it made all the difference to their mood and state of mind.

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Hope is the thing

This week was all about that little glimmer or spark that can ignite even the darkest of times. Hope. With World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September, this difficult topic is faced with the offer of hope as a means to build resilience and grit. Matthew shares his own personal story.

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Grappling with grit

A week of being out and sharing our work. We find ourselves back walking after more than four weeks off. An exploration of grit and resilience offers us ample opportunities to practise it.

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