November 21, 2016
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If you could change one thing in your life, what would you change?

If you could change one thing in your life, what would you change? Last week, sparked by the election in favour of Trump, I spoke to you about separating what you can change from what you can’t change. How did […]
November 14, 2016
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It is what it is

It is what it is I’ve been somewhat speechless and disturbed since the announcement that Trump is now the President of the USA. And it is not really for the reasons you might think. It is not because I am […]
November 7, 2016
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Ever feel like throttling someone?

Ever feel like throttling someone? Anger (sometimes we label it as being irritated, frustrated and/or annoyed) is a normal and healthy emotion but it’s important to deal with it in constructive ways. Uncontrolled anger can take a toll on both […]
November 7, 2016

Do you listen to learn?

Do you listen to learn? Last week we explored the difference between hearing and listening; we can hear by simply perceiving sounds with the ear whereas listening is an active process that requires active attention.  It’s a highly sought after […]
October 26, 2016
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Do you care in silence?

Care in silence According to Rothwell and Sredl (1992, p.391), there is an enormous difference between just hearing and active listening. We can “hear” simply on the basis of auditory stimuli. For example, we hear a train, even if we […]