Testimonials

The proof of the pudding…

Our testimonials speak volumes

“Really good, very nice atmosphere full of constructive suggestions – no one size fits all or ‘implied’ pressure to perform in uncomfortable ways. There was less ‘sharing’ than I might have expected, which stops it feeling too much like therapy and keeps you focused on the ‘now’ and the positive steps we all take. 5 stars!”

24 January 2020

“Great set of tools that has something for everyone – hugely useful to have the takeaway bundle with clear instructions. Good to make promises and set challenges to ourselves – here’s to a more resilient me! Thank you for the tools and the very accessible delivery of them.”

24 January 2020

“Well balanced course that involved listening, absorbing, reflecting and activities. Time went by quickly. Lots of useful, practical tips than anyone can take forward and use a ‘pick and mix’ method.”

24 January 2020

“Thank you so much for today. I wasn’t really sure what to expect from the course, but I really enjoyed it. So many great ideas and tools to help in both work life and at home. I’m leaving today feeling positive and feel I have lots of ideas and ways to keep that feeling going.”

16 January 2020

“Thank you very much for this wonderful workshop. I really enjoyed all the creativity and the very useful toolkit.”

16 January 2020

“Amazing training. I really enjoyed it. It provided me with many interesting tools to become more resilient and gave me hope that by practising it is possible. Thank you so much for sharing with us your knowledge.”

16 January 2020

“Really great well thought out course. Thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt a lot which I’m eager to share with friends and family. Both Sarah and Cheryl were excellent trainers and honestly, I wouldn’t change anything. Thank you!”

9 October 2019

“I found the whole day really useful and in particular to be able to take away the toolkit. The way the toolkit is presented is very helpful and will enable me to share the tools with my family. I found your personal examples very useful. Thank you very much.”

9 October 2019

“This is the most useful and interesting development course I have ever been on. I loved that it is no idealistic – giving an overview of all the different dimensions of resilience and helping us to prioritise and recognise where we are already doing things well. I am already planning how I can incorporate these into my life. Brilliant, thank you!”

9 October 2019

“This was a great day! It was totally engaging, enjoyable throughout. The combination of taking and exercises was a good balance. The tools which we learnt were so clearly presented and the flash cards we are leaving with are fantastic. I am eager to apply what I have learnt today to my own life and this in turn will I hope to make me more effective when I am supporting others. Thank you both and thank you for giving me the opportunity to attend.”

26 September 2019

“Wonderful engaging session, Cheryl and Sarah bring everything to life and make resilience feel achievable. Thank you!”

26 September 2019

“Fantastic course with fantastic facilitation which has equipped me with really easy and useful tools to help me with work and home life. Thank you! Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to anyone.”

26 September 2019

“A really interesting, thought provoking and enjoyable day. I am taking lots of new ideas home with me as well as all the treats you have given us. Both of you are great trainers – all the sessions were really well presented. Thank you!”

2 September 2019

“Great resources and very professional delivery. The content was extremely helpful personally and the delivery was useful for supporting my own training ideas.”

2 September 2019

“The Giraffe training session was amazing. The structure was a good balance of taking, exercises and contributions from team members. The handout cards will be an invaluable tool that will stay with me to provide strength + reassurance whenever needed. Thank you.”

2 September 2019

“Loved the freedom to select personally relevant tool from a well-structured variety of options. Relevance to work and non-work life. Enjoyed chance to mix and share experience/ideas with people from a mix of different backgrounds.”

30 April 2019

“Well-paced, well guided balanced delivery of theory and exercises. Very digestible. Actionable and practical output. Simple, clear, logical toolkit for building effective resilience. Brilliant!”

30 April 2019

“I found the material very insightful and useful. Amazingly presented. Would highly recommend looking into doing this course for the military during the promotional leadership courses. As I feel that the topics will be put into practice every day so would be hugely beneficial. Thank you!!”

30 April 2019

“Thank you for the brilliant workshop. It was great to have a safe environment to express myself and reflect upon those essential reminders and the things I need to work on. You have probably been told this, but you should write a book. All the best.”

20 March 2019

“Wonderful workshop, truly helpful tools, felt comfortable and understood. Extremely caring facilitators, thank you very much!”

20 March 2019

“Thank you very much for this insightful & fun training. I really appreciate the effort you put into preparing & conducting this session. The materials are useful, and I can see myself looking at and trying different tools in the next weeks and months. I appreciated your openness & invitation to take part in activities that are appealing without forcing it. Thank you very much!”

20 March 2019

“Brilliant day! It exceeded all my expectations and I have found it very useful. I love the toolkit concept and being able to pick and choose the bits that work for me. I think my growth mindset have already improved.”

19 March 2019

“Thank you for a really helpful and thought-provoking day. The resources are great being presented gradually really helped. I’m taking away a lot of new tools and hope to be able to share some with others – I will also recommend the workshop. I thought it was really well – paced, lively and fun while also engaging throughout.”

19 March 2019

“I really enjoyed the day – the time for focused contemplation and reflection. I liked the variety of tools, the way the tools were presented and the use of colour. I was reminded of thing I already know and introduced to new strategies too.”

19 March 2018

“Very good venue and resources. Very thought-provoking course – lots of tools for changing life for the better.”

15 November 2018

“Well structured, good pace, nice blend/balance of theory, models, experiences and activities. Good resources to take away. Thank you very much for having me!”

15 November 2018

“Today’s session has been something of a revelation for me and has rally helped me to understand the elements in my life that weaken my resilience reserves and contribute to feelings of pressure, stress and a lack of balance. The tools are excellent, practical ways that I know ill use. I thought the balance of interactivity, real-life examples, experiences and exercises were excellent. Thank you so much, loved it!”

15 November 2018

“Really good! Feel I am able to use what I have learnt today. Good interactive sessions presenters excellent!”

14 November 2018

“Really good day. I learnt some great techniques and facilitators were both brilliant. Thank you.”

14 November 2018

“Excellent experience and day. Great standard of tools. Postcards brilliant idea. Overall really enjoyed it and got a great deal from the day. Thank you.”

14 November 2018

“Brilliant course, great content and clearly so much thought & effort has gone into this course. So helpful that there are tangible tools. Love the takeaways esp. all the little cards, that’s invaluable. Seamlessly run, like a well-oiled machine. Thank you for a wonderful helpful day.”

19 July 2018

“Fabulous format, materials & presentation. The investment in all the materials concepts & exercises are brilliant. Thank you, beautifully presented, amazing knowledge.”

19 July 2018

“Creative ways of exploring the tools, great resources. Thank you I thoroughly enjoyed the day I love that you have given us so may tools to try. Thank you.”

19 July 2018

“Very well organised with a very easy and natural flow to the day. Informative and intuitive. Great use of tasks to make content real rather than just words. Improves understanding. Thank you.”

21 June 2018

“Awesome – loved every minute of it and am excited about some of the things I can incorporate into my life and make me more resilient!!! First class training and trainers!!”

21 June 2018

“Brilliant! Timely… and one of the best courses I have attended, it was all so relevant to my life now. Thankyou.”

21 June 2018

“Great session. Interactive. Informative. Delivered with passion and personal styles. Great physical materials takeaway. Loved it.”

11 June 2018

“Content was fantastic and allowed me to take a different perspective on work and life. A great course to improve personal development. Also, great aid/examples and delivery from the team.”

11 June 2018

“Loved the hand out cards, really helpful to have all the tools in one place and to have put them together on the clip rather than in a book. Great facilitation, good level of content covered. Good number of exercises to make it interactive.”

11 June 2018

“It was a fantastic workshop! I really appreciated the range of methodologies used and especially like the idea of the cards. I think the personalised survey results are fantastic and it would be helpful to do the same survey in 3 months to see if I progressed. I have learned so much about resilience and more about myself - thank you!”

6 June 2018

“I really loved your workshop. It was so so so well prepared, so creative, interactive and so useful. Normally, you never really know how to concretely apply things around strengthening your resilience but here you have given us so many practical tools and have made us focus and reflect a lot. It was also really interactive and fun. I loved all the creative takeaways and am now determined to work on specific areas. Thank you so so much for being so clear, dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic and sharing these golden tools with us. It was brilliant.”

6 June 2018

“Very inspiring workshop I’m getting positive tools to make life easier. Good to take some time through this workshop to sit discuss and think about current shape of our own resilience and how we can “improve” ourselves.”

6 June 2018

“Wonderful workshop! I feel very inspired to continue with my goals and not beat myself up in the journey of trying to achieve them. I think the workshop hit the right level of depth and pace very enjoyable.”

5 June 2018

“This was a great course, thank you! Felt very practical and applicable in every day life. I will definitely be keeping my card set of tools handy as a reminder of things I can do when working through issues at work and home. Thanks.”

5 June 2018

“Thank you! It was very interesting, interactive and useful. I understand much better the concept of “RESILIENCE” now. Thanks also for all the tips of references which are quite easy to put into practice.”

5 June 2018

“Great facilitation, good real-life examples and a fantastic tool kit of realistic, practical things to use in everyday life. Good balance of tell, do as a group, in teams and individually. Good to know its all grounded in proven research.”

17 May 2018

“Really helpful and practical ways to improve my work and life. It was inspiring to hear how these theories and concepts have made a big difference to your lives too. Thank you for a very thought provoking and fun day.”

17 May 2018

“Fantastically well-planned day. Surprised of how it can be applied to work and home life. Will certainly be putting theories into practice. All the facilitators bought something different to the day and kept things fresh with various and regular activities. (hurrah for nice weather for the outdoor activities).”

17 May 2018

“A great workshop, high energy, thought provoking and some very simple but effective tools to grow my resilience. Thank you!”

26 April 2018

“A thought provoking day, with lots of information activity and practically shared and sources do further research clearly signposted. Thank you so much for a potentially life changing and enhancing training session.”

26 April 2018

“Excellent – course, pace, content, interaction, takeaways. Presented very well - knowledgeable, passion, humour, resilience!”

26 April 2018

“A very thought provoking day – thank you! Love all the practical tools I now have to work through. Excellent facilitation, great pace, lovely lunch, relaxed/informal atmosphere – Fab!”

8 February 2018

“AWESOME! Really enjoyed the session, tools and practical tips will be valued. I am leaving feeling really inspired.”

8 February 2018

“Very well structured, brilliant mix of activity/talk. Clear engaging speaking. Overall excellent – highly recommend!”

8 Feb 2018

“Brilliant and really informative session. I thoroughly enjoyed learning about the tools and how to apply them, particularly surrounding regulating negative emotions. I feel more positive now and hopeful with dealing with negative and unrealistic emotions going forward.”

13 November 2017

“Great resilience session with great people. The tools are great and can be used in everyday life. Absolutely loved every moment of today. So grateful to be a part of it.”

13 November 2017

“I really enjoyed the day and getting to know myself better. I now feel more equipped/empowered to cope with adversity and potential tools I can use to overcome it. The exercises were the perfect balance of interactive and introspective which appeals to both introverts and extroverts. Well led, wonderfully organised with super engaging presenters. The resources are exemplary.”

13 November 2017

“Thoroughly enjoyable day! Best training day I’ve ever attended - useful, thought provoking and so many ideas to take away. Brilliant!”

14 July 2017

“I've experienced lots of resilience workshops and activities, but the clarity of your model, the breadth of the tools and your spot-on delivery makes this one I’m sure I’ll go away and use.”

14 July 2017

“It’s a privilege to have the time to devote to resilience and have such experts as Sarah and Cheryl take us through all the great tools. Bravo on a well-structured and brilliantly facilitated workshop.”

14 July 2017

“Wonderful training. Truly enlightening. An inspirational mix of theory, tools, exercises and fun, with methodology that really embeds the thinking to make it useful. Brilliant enthused and intelligent trainers.”

10 July 2017

“A fantastic training course, inspiring, highly interactive, fun, thought provoking and very well presented. I was engaged from start to end.”

10 July 2017

“A wonderful interactive and enlightening training course. A multitude of tools I can pick and choose from to help deal with life both personally and professionally”

10 July 2017

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