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The joy of taking people outside – reflections from the Midlands taster

by Saranne Postans Let’s get one thing straight, I LOVE everything about Comms Unplugged, so when the opportunity to deliver a taster session came about, I couldn’t wait to get involved! What I hadn’t anticipated was the absolute buzz I’d get from working with a brilliant bunch of Midlands-based comms folk (and teaming up with […]

Unplugging is a great leveller – reflections from the Wales taster event

by Victoria Ford Last week Em Northcote, Head of Communications for Dyfed Powys Police and I hosted the first Wales CommsUnplugged taster session. The idea was to give people the opportunity to have a couple of hours away from the usual hectic pace of life to focus on wellbeing, do some problem-solving and meet new […]

Wellbeing – let’s make it a priority not an afterthought

by Sally Northeast After what can only be described as a whirlwind week for Comms Unplugged I finally have time for a bit of reflection on what’s happened. Because, ironically, Mental Health Awareness Week – a time when we all think about our mental health and that of people around us – could almost have […]

An important new Twitter Chat – Mental health in comms #MHinComms

Survey after survey from our industry shows the rise in mental ill health. The results also clearly highlight that not enough is being done to provide support. So, an important new Twitter Chat aims to provide more spotlight of the issues and the help and advice available. by Leanne Ehren How are you today? No, […]

Comms networks and comms friends

Comms networks and comms friends – there isn’t anything more important to us in our careers. by Jill Spurr I cried today. I cried because a friend told me to stop hiding my light under a bushel, and sell myself better. This wasn’t a wine-soaked girlie night to sort my life. This was a colleague, […]

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