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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Self Awareness
Published: September 16th, 2020 by theatretrain

Self Awareness

Do you ever find yourself thinking to yourself, “Did I just say that?” or, “Oops I got that wrong!” or even, “I did it. Well done me.” I think we all do this like a running conversation with ourselves. It’s just that no one else gets to hear it. I’d say it was a healthy […]

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Taking Responsibility
Published: September 9th, 2020 by theatretrain

Taking Responsibility

Most of us went to school and we can surely remember that time at the beginning of the autumn term when we all had pristine new exercise books. We possibly made new promises to ourselves. Every page will look as neat as this! Our teachers said things like “Last year is over now, it’s gone. […]

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Making an Entrance and Making an Exit
Published: July 22nd, 2020 by theatretrain

Making an Entrance and Making an Exit

When I was 10 came the big day when I was to be kitted out with all the things needed for secondary school. In those days you visited an old-fashioned gentlemen’s outfitters with drawers full of socks and football shirts and blazers and trousers. It took an age to try everything on from the school […]

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