My Week: November 24th – 30th

Level 3 counselling assignments continue to take up the bulk of my time, but here’s what else has been going on in my world from Saturday, November 24th to Friday, November 9th. 1: What I’m working on: Identifying my conditions of worth  Yes, this is counselling homework, identifying those messages I may have taken on […]

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My Week: November 10th – 16th

The pressure is on, but we’re getting through it. Here’s what’s been happening in my world from Saturday, November 10th to Friday, November 16th. 1: What I’m learning: How to open a counselling skills session We’re starting to move into skills work on my Level 3 counselling course and have been tasked with scripting an […]

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My Week: November 3rd -9th

Manchester Fireworks by Chris Skoyles

It’s been a fun yet challenging week, blasting through assignments for my Level 3 counselling course while remembering to get outside and enjoy life once in a while.  Here’s what’s been going on in my world from Saturday, November 3rd to Friday, November 9th. 1: What I’ve enjoyed the most this week: Visiting Manchester Museum  […]

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My Week: October 27th – November 2nd

Chris Skoyles

After a crazy few weeks lately, things are finally settling back down again around here, but there’s a lot going on that I’m grateful for.  Here’s what’s been going on in my world from Saturday, October 27th to Friday, November 2nd. 1: What I’m working on: College assignments  We’re coming into the third month of […]

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My Week(s): October 13th – 26th

Time has been moving so fast lately and there’s been so much going on that the last two weeks really do feel as though they merged into one.  Still, not to worry, we made it here at last – to my regular list of all the weird and wonderful things that make my life, well, […]

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My Week: October 6th – 12th

My Week - a bad one

I won’t lie to you, this hasn’t been the greatest week in history. On Tuesday I was involved in a small mountain bike accident and went head first into a brick wall at around 10 mph. Don’t worry, I’m fine, but it did hurt like heck and the headaches are still giving me some grief. […]

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My Week: September 29th – October 5th

Leigh Warf - Chris Skoyles

There’s a popular saying where I come from: ‘Keep going wit yed down.’ Translated from Lancashire slang into, you know, actual English, keep going wit yed down (keep going with your head down) is good advice for most situations. It means that even if you’re surrounded by chaos, being dragged into drama or facing an […]

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My Week: September 22nd – 28th

It’s been a week of hard work and knuckling down on some interesting projects, but there’s still been a lot to enjoy.  Here’s what’s been going on in my life from Saturday, September 15th to Friday, September 21st. 1: What I’ve enjoyed the most this week: Getting stuck into Level 3 counselling training.  This Monday […]

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My Week: September 15th – 21st

It’s been another fun and rewarding week full of challenges and adventures, so let’s get straight to it. Here’s what’s been going on in my life from Saturday, September 15th to Friday, September 21st. 1: What I’ve enjoyed the most this week: Exploring the history and mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors For as long as […]

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My Week: Sept. 8th – 14th

Chris Skoyles - Cycling

It’s been a fun and exciting week with lots going on, so let’s dive into it.  Here’s what’s been going on in my life from Saturday, September 8th to Friday, September 14th. 1: What I’m proud of Setting a new personal best in the 10K I ran the Wigan 10K on Sunday and had a […]

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