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Learning to be vulnerable

Elizabeth Feltoe | 11th February 2022

In this guest blog friend of Phase, Rebekah Bacon, talks to us about vulnerability - what it is, when we notice it and how we can benefit from being more vulnerable with people.A little while ago, I sat down with Kieran (the director of Phase) to talk about vulnerability. When working with young people to build resilience and promote wellbeing, it’

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Celebrating success

Elizabeth Feltoe | 2nd February 2022

When was the last time you gave yourself a metaphorical high five? When you had a proper think about what you did well, achieved or managed to accomplish through your hard work?Interesting, isn't it, that most of us (well, speaking personally!) quite often focus on things that we could have done better, maybe didn't go to plan, or where we let a ba

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Step back to move forward

Elizabeth Feltoe | 17th September 2021

Earlier this week the Phase team went on retreat. We took two days out to spend time learning together, reflecting and thinking, and hanging out together as a group of friends and colleagues. It’s different from your standard team away day in that we didn’t once talk about KPIs, our vision for work, improvements we could make to our services, or wh

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The tricky art of elephant eating

Elizabeth Feltoe | 1st February 2020

Did you notice this new year that lots of people were talking about their ‘goals’ rather than their ‘new year’s resolutions’? It might just be the circle of friends I have or the people that I see on Instagram, but it felt like a shift to me. I think it’s good – a new year’s resolution is something that could sound like (not always) “I will stop do

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Mentoring; a space to grow

Kieran Murphy | 15th November 2019

What do you do if you don’t know how to do something, say some DIY? Perhaps you would look for some videos on Youtube, read some articles or even call a friend you know who has the knowledge you need. In a small way this is you being mentored. The dictionary defines it as - Mentor: a wise and trusted counsellor or teacher; an influential senior sp

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Grey Matter

Kieran Murphy | 13th April 2018

Everyday is a school day so they say! But what have you learnt today and are you someone that looks for opportunities to learn, grow and develop? I have always enjoyed learning but not always in the most conventional ways. As a person I much prefer to give it a go and then ask questions. As you can imagine this has resulted in one or two epic fail

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