Performance tools for austerity, restructure and resilience

I don’t exist in your reframing or in your mindset or achievements,   in your motivational drivers or your ideas of resilience,   in your affiliations and security,   in your slick presentations and easy people pleasing categories.   I don’t exist in your self congratulatory lists of tick boxes or brain tips or problem…… Continue reading Performance tools for austerity, restructure and resilience

In selective mutism (SM) awareness month… What about SMers?

  This was written for iSpeak’s Facebook site in July this year — it’s now October — SM Awareness Month and thought it might be a good idea to publish a short version here too. “I would love for SM events (or any event) to be more inclusive of those who might find it difficult…… Continue reading In selective mutism (SM) awareness month… What about SMers?

mute — from Dutch smelten to melt, make fluid

‘Misconstrued’ My words are glass and mirrors in your presence.   Might they fall in love — with not speaking? Hiding words away in desks under chairs behind doors in classrooms until they are broken?   Raw words Leak Spill Drip, bloody through cupped hands.   And boundaries? Mine are air and mist Unconsidered You assume And…… Continue reading mute — from Dutch smelten to melt, make fluid