A New Year!
A New Year! A time of rebirth! A time for checking in with ourselves and exploring what we want! A time for New Year Resolutions! A time to start making all those changes to ourselves that will make us better – better people, better partners, better parents, more successful at work, better at sports, richer, […]
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
Meat or fish? Shoes or boots? Walk or get the bus? Sometimes decisions are straightforward, made with little or no struggle. But sometimes it’s not so easy. We can weigh the pros and cons, and see what looks like the obvious choice on paper, but something gets in the way of making the move, of […]
We hear a lot about bullying in schools, for example, in relation to Kate Middleton’s experiences as a young teenager. Many parents are aware of the possibility that their child may experience bullying, and schools are required to have procedures to deal with the problems that arise. Bullying in the workplace is also well recognised, […]
Do you have a problem saying “no”? When your boss asks you to work late, and you’d rather go home and watch TV with a glass of wine, do you say “yes” when you mean “no”? Do you find it hard to directly refuse a request for help or for money from a family member, […]
Are You Good Enough?
In the film X Men First Class, a group of teenage mutants struggle with self acceptance. Raven, a blue skinned young woman with shocking red hair who can assume the form of anyone or anything, disguises her unusual form as a beautiful blond. Hank, a genius with hands instead of feet, works to produce a […]