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28 May06:48
28 May06:48
May 2021
May 2021
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Labels – barriers or empowerments?

Whether we are given one or self-define ourselves with one, labels come with positives and negatives. Ok, we all know that labels are for jars, but let’s face it, humans like labels. We love ‘boxing’, labelling, categorising, ourselves and others. Check out my article about labels and try the exercises to help you raise awareness about your own labels and to change a behaviour.

08 Dec10:27
08 Dec10:27
Dec 2020
Dec 2020
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Mind your language!

The article explores research in psycholinguistics, cognitive science, neuroscience and positive psychology, and presents evidence of how language use influences our thinking, behaviours and ultimately, decision making in everyday life.

25 May09:35
25 May09:35
May 2020
May 2020
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YOUR C***ID-19 Chronicles – PART III

After my 2nd LinkedIn post asking your own experiences about the future of your job after COVID-19, I am collating here and sharing some insight and possible answers and support to your replies. Your replies showed how uncertain we all are, especially in regard to returning to work after the lock down.

23 Mar17:06
23 Mar17:06
Mar 2020
Mar 2020
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Turning a blind-eye into a seeing-mind

Our blind-spots prevents us from seeing beyond our own viewpoints. This article discusses how we all have blind-spots and how coaching can support awareness and ultimately give the person a different perspective that they don’t see and that can, successfully, impact on performance and productivity.

27 Nov06:20
27 Nov06:20
Nov 2019
Nov 2019
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Stereotypes & unconscious biases

It is clear the we are all geared up with ideas and stereotypes that makes us biased whether these are conscious or not. Stereotypes are our beliefs about groups and we use these to make sense of the world. The less we know about a person or a group, the more our stereotypes mislead us. Stereotypes are more accurate when we have direct experience of a group.

24 Sep09:03
24 Sep09:03
Sep 2019
Sep 2019
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The notion of wholeness beyond Gestalt

It is well known that the notion of wholeness in Gestalt is vital, not only in its focus on the person as a whole entity (one cannot be separated into organic parts or from their environments) but also in reference to the person becoming aware and integrating the various aspects of their mind and body toward growth.

24 Jul11:00
24 Jul11:00
Jul 2019
Jul 2019
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Egocentrism beyond childhood – the three mountains

In his seminal work on cognitive development, Piaget (1951) discusses children’s pre-operational stage and the notion of egocentrism. During this stage which begins at around the age of 3 till around 7 years’ old, children do not, consciously distinguish the self and others.