This is the direct blog feed of CEO and founder Chris Platts from our members area. These include insights into the site development, own personal blog, and other topics of interest.
I thought this week I would pay tribute to someone who has helped me immensely over the last few years. They probably don’t know, or appreciate the impact they have on others and it’s about time they were told how grateful we are as a community for his support. They don’t know I’m doing this… Read More »Tribute To An Inspiration
Last week was mental health awareness week and this years theme was loneliness. Something we can probably all relate to given the events of the last couple of years living during a pandemic. But you don’t have to be physically alone to feel lonely. Probably one of the loneliest times I’ve ever felt was when… Read More »You Don’t Have To Be Alone To Be Lonely
When looking for new features or how to improve engagement, inspiration can come from the various difference places. Generally it comes from what the latest trends are or looking to competitors to see what makes them tick. For Tweet Your Story I actually took inspiration from a Twitter profile I follow on my personal account… Read More »The Story Behind Tweet Your Story
Last week we posted that 1 in 50 serving personnel is currently in specialist mental health care. Meaning they are currently under the care of Departments of Community Mental Care (DCMH). What the real story is that 1 in 10 seek help from medical professionals. That’s approximately 15,000 are currently struggling with their mental wellbeing.… Read More »1 in 50 is not the entire story…
I first wrote this a year ago. Sometimes it’s good to look back on where you have come from to gain perspective on the progress you have made. Since the surgery I have been making steady progress. I am now able to participate in all aspects of life. I can run around with my children.… Read More »What’s Up Danger – Blackway and Black Caviar
April is Stress Awareness month. With what is going on in the world currently it could be argued that everyone is suffering with some form of stress. It can be work, finances, war, family… literally anything you can think of can cause it. All of it can affect your mental and physical health quite dramatically.… Read More »The 4am anxiety wake up call
I’ve just finished a week long event looking at RAF strategy and seeing how we, in our teams, can look to implement the changes we want to see that align with the future of the Service. On the face of it that is very high level strategic thinking, and with the personnel at the event… Read More »Where to start…