Exploring what matters – Action for Happiness

Starting 3 March, 7-9pm Beeston* I’m volunteering, along with fellow enthusiast, Diana Pasek-Atkinson, to lead the eight week “Exploring What Happens” course. I’ve long had an interest in the movement that is Action for Happiness – and have a lot of time for their work, so I am both curious and keen to see this [...]

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Mindfulness in the New Year

  Mindfulness course – starting 14 January, Nottingham I’m delighted to share with you a new course from a fellow psychologist I have a lot of respect for. Nadine Mellor is a very experienced psychologist, yoga and mindfulness teacher and practitioner and for the first time, she is offering an eight week mindfulness course, starting [...]

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Age in the Workplace Open Lecture

January 8, 11.30am East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham I’m pleased to say that the Division of Occupational Psychology’s annual conference will be held in Nottingham in January. This three day event includes an open lecture on the final morning, to which anyone with an interest is invited. Places are limited so register interest by emailing [...]

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Creating Focus Friendly Society autumn meet up

Join us for an evening of friendly conversation and good food…. …on Thursday 8 October at the Food Bar in Beeston. Cost – £15 for a two course meal with coffee/tea, bring a bottle and/or chocolate to share! For more details and to book your place, email Sarah Dale on sarah@creatingfocus.org. Places are strictly limited.  [...]

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Mental health and social media

My latest column, written during Mental Health Awareness Week,  for the Nottingham Post family section can be found here

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Lowdham Book Festival

I will be speaking at Lowdham Book Festival on Saturday 28 June, at 11.30am – do come and say hello if you’re there! Lots of other things going on too… The whole programme and details are available here – Lowdham Book Festival 

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Waterstones Nottingham – an evening with me!

I’m really looking forward to an evening event on Saturday 10 May, 7pm, in the Sillitoe Room at the top of the Nottingham branch of Waterstones. Tickets are now on sale in the shop at £2 each (or by phoning the shop, on 0115 9470069) and I am planning on heading to Cast, the bar [...]

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Book launch news

  Book launch and celebration of all things Bolder and Wiser Sunday 2 March, 2.30pm, The Malt Cross, Nottingham Special guest, Sue Bourne, award winning documentary maker of Channel 4′s Fabulous Fashionistas and many other films Special appearance from local actor, Shelley Draper Co-hosted by Sarah McNicol Also… Show and tell table – bring fliers [...]

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Bolder and Wiser giveaway

  As part of my forthcoming book tour – more details here - there is a chance to win a copy of Bolder and Wiser by entering the giveaway here - a Rafflecopter giveaway Good luck!   Sarah  

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BIG world cafe conversation

Welcome to the first in a series of BIG conversations How will we thrive in mid-life and beyond? Saturday 5 April, 2-5pm Recart conference room, Beeston, Nottingham   Including a delicious afternoon tea, provided by Relish, this world cafe event promises to be fun, thoughtful and inspiring. Hosts Sarah Dale and Sarah McNicol will ensure [...]

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