This resonated with me hugely. Just hugely. I too have been riding this elephant with great unease this year, and this metaphor is really helping me to reflect on just what I’ve been experiencing.

The HR Juggler


If I had to articulate why I love curating this series of Advent blogs so much, I think the primary reason is that it feels a privilege to gain and share an insight into the lives of the people around me, both on Twitter and beyond. Somehow, it feels that what might otherwise easily remain superficial acquaintances can deepen into the beginnings of genuine friendship and understanding. Today’s post is an amazing example of exactly that and is written by Megan Peppin, who writes a wonderful thought-provoking blog and tweets as @OD_optimist.


Looking back, there’s a part of the year that is too painful to explain.  It’s something held deep inside me. It’s grief and loss, and unbearable to contemplate and too hard to name it. But it‘s also real and present and here with me now as I write. In fact, it’s been with me every minute of every day and has shaped my words, thoughts…

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Sukh Pabial

I'm an occupational psychologist by profession and am passionate about all things learning and development, creating holistic learning solutions and using positive psychology in the workforce.

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