A moment of reflection

A moment of reflection

I have often written and spoken about the fact that there are many ways to live in the moment than using formal mindfulness techniques. Yesterday found another, indirectly. I was in the middle of delivering an online training course with a colleague. They and all of...
Maslow, the Pandemic, and the Cost of Living Crisis

Maslow, the Pandemic, and the Cost of Living Crisis

In 2014 I took a year out and went back to University to complete my studies in psychology. I was by far the oldest person in my cohort, the majority of whom had come straight onto the master’s programme from graduating with a bachelor’s degree. One thing that struck...
Two Simple Relaxation Exercises

Two Simple Relaxation Exercises

One of the more positive things for me about working from home during the pandemic was that that I finally had to have that long-promised clear-out of the office. I got rid of a lot of clutter and rediscovered some useful things that I had forgotten I had. Amongst...
The SCARF Model in the Workplace

The SCARF Model in the Workplace

David Rock’s SCARF model relates to what he sees as the 5 domains that influence our behaviour in social interactions. These are: StatusCertaintyAutonomyRelatednessFairness An effective understanding of the model can improve communication in the workplace, based on...