‘My Mental Toughness Manifesto’ Part 1: Cognitive Appraisals

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It has been an exciting period for me recently. Last month I was at the International Special Training Centre (ISTC) in Pfullendorf, Germany, where I had the honour of speaking to a group of Special Operations Combat Medics in-training from eleven nations across NATO. Staying at the base, meeting the guys, and contributing to their fantastic 26-week […]

An Englishman in South Africa: Robert Lloyd at St. Emlyn’s (link)

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Here is the blog post I wrote for St. Emlyn’s to accompany the podcast – ‘An Englishman in South Africa’ – that I recorded with Professor Simon Carley (@EMManchester) at ICEM 2016. I discuss the human stress response and its effect on performance, strategies for building a more resilient mindset, and stress inoculation training. I explore these […]

St. Emlyn’s Podcast – An Englishman in South Africa

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Whilst at the International Conference of Emergency Medicine earlier this month, Professor Simon Carley (@EMManchester) and I recorded a St. Emlyn’s podcast about my time working in South Africa. The podcast is embedded below. We cover a lot of the content from my talk – ‘A UK Trainee’s Lessons From the Western Cape’ – you can find the references here. […]