Using the Heart and Using the Head
Published: October 20th, 2020 by theatretrain

Using the Heart and Using the Head

It’s hard work being a young person. Have we forgotten how often we were angry or down as we were growing up? Sometimes it was a minefield just getting through a day. And didn’t we all have our bad days? Most of us probably still do. As I’ve always said the theatre space is special. I […]

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Interpersonal Relationships
Published: October 14th, 2020 by theatretrain

Interpersonal Relationships

The arts community has looked again this week at the above ad and the Government recalled the message. Im not surprised as it sends out a lot of messages that maybe the ad agency didn’t think about. The creative industries have been a huge contributor to the economy – £13 million to the UK economy […]

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Leadership
Published: October 7th, 2020 by theatretrain

Leadership

When I was at school, we had a band – the brass band kind not the rock music kind and I learnt a lot from it. In year 9 I led my section but I wasn’t that good. Suddenly a new pupil joined who although two years younger was much better than me. He had […]

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Raising Self Esteem
Published: September 30th, 2020 by theatretrain

Raising Self Esteem

Some people are quick to judge. I’ve spoken before about the “critic in the head” constantly judging you and your actions. Very unhelpful. Wouldn’t it be great though to have the opposite – an enthusiast in your head? A voice that supports, and encouragers you? “A fragile thing even.  At Theatretrain we use the power of […]

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Resilience
Published: September 22nd, 2020 by theatretrain

Resilience

We’ve all been tested of late – and you don’t need me to tell you how. Don’t we all react differently to the challenges that life throws at us? Keep calm and carry on is all very easy to say but in practise it can be a lot trickier. Just when it seems that it […]

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