I’m So Tired My Brain is Making Decisions For Me…

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“Who here has ever experienced a micro sleep while driving?”

In every one of the approximately 250 Fatigue workshops I’ve run in the last 4 years I have asked this same question. No matter the make up of the audience, whether they are blue or white collar, almost always around 60% of people in the room say ‘YES’.

It is frightening to think today while you drive of the number of potential micro sleeps that maybe occurring on our roads and in our workplaces Micro sleeps are times when our brains are simply over riding our will power and making poor decisions for us.

In a recent article titled “Sleep Deprivation, Fatigue and Effects on Performance –The Science and Its Implications for Doctors” compiled by the University of Pennsylvania, researchers noted that fatigue had considerable impacts on a person’s ability to perform the follow the tasks: Continue reading “I’m So Tired My Brain is Making Decisions For Me…” »

Leaking Resilience

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There is a very real responsibility to not only be resilient for my own benefit but also for the benefit of those around me.

If culture is defined as the total sum of each individuals behaviour in a group, then surely every person’s choices made in the face of change or challenge will have an impact on the wider group.

With this in mind here are 10 thoughts that make up a person who is “Leaking Resilience” Continue reading “Leaking Resilience” »

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