You have survived 100% of your challenges so far

You have survived 100% of your challenges so far

I was recently reminded of this quote I love when a good friend of mine referenced me using it with him in an article he wrote. It really sums up the attitude I endeavour to have towards any challenge or obstacle I encounter in my life. In today’s environment,...
How to deal with the pressure and stigma of critical stress

Recognise the signs your job is affecting you

There are several signs that the job is affecting you, and as a police office, it must affect you. You cannot see the violence and trauma that you experience and not have it come out in other areas of your life. You will find yourself being potentially more reactive,...
How to deal with the pressure and stigma of critical stress

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU GET PUNCHED IN THE FACE???

It’s 3.28am, I have just gotten out of bed to try to make sense of a shit situation. Yesterday I took a massive punch to the face and I am still reeling. Unfortunately, due to factors that I won’t discuss to protect their privacy, I find myself having very limited...
How to deal with the pressure and stigma of critical stress

Why do we reward mediocrity???

In today’s society I believe we reward peoples’ mediocrity and we discourage people from striving to be amazing. All too often we want people to fit into the crowd and we don’t want people to stand out. Society is geared for us all to remain at the...
How to deal with the pressure and stigma of critical stress

Look at your friends and you see your future

The people that we surround ourselves with dictate the future success that we will enjoy in our life. Too many people have friends in their life that are negative, who don’t believe anything’s possible, who will deliberately sabotage you to keep you down...