Your emotions are messages from your inner world. They are advisors helping you navigate the complexity around you. They are neither good nor bad, simply there to focus your attention so you can care for yourself and others. ... just a little something that I believe based on the research into emotions. I’ve been giving... Continue Reading →
Developmental Psychology was one of the subjects I was most looking forward to in my degree. I have always been immensely curious about the changes we experience and how nature vs nurture informs our understanding. As someone with a career in HR and Learning, coaching people through their development, and into the grey space of... Continue Reading →
There are three dilemma's in Developmental Psych which are the source of much debate, but also much research. Le's dive in shall we ... Nature vs Nurture There are multiple different views on this but the first one is that nature dominates. This view proposes that we all have inherent growth tendencies which can be... Continue Reading →
I had one goal when I commenced my career in HR - become the Chief HR Officer of a multinational corporation. That would be the height of success, to lead a team and to lead strategy, to be seen as doing good. About 5 years ago, I recognised that might not be aligned to who... Continue Reading →
You don’t know when breaking point will come. It simmers in the background until one more thing, that very last thing, pushes it to a boiling point. The process of dealing with overwhelm, comes with learning curve.. and the possibility of coming out of it better than where we started.
There have been some days in the last 3 months where I have woken up, and while immensely grateful to be working and be able to work in the safety of my home, all I want to do is keep sleeping. If I go back to bed, then I don’t have to deal with the... Continue Reading →
Personality is deeply complex, and is best studied in motion. When you are interacting with the world and responding to the behaviour of others.
Can you define your values and do you know how to put them into action? In this post we explore how looking back can help you move forward with values in mind.
It's said that every time you recall something you change the memory. So in fact our memories are never an accurate reflection of what happened, precisely. They a version of our truth, but not the ultimate truth. It becomes the story that we tell ourselves; not the reality to which we have experienced. But the... Continue Reading →
We are very caught up in the psychology of HR at the moment. A recent article in the Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources included commentary on the disciplines that make up the HR mix. Great HR is a mix of psychology, economics, finance, social science and industrial relations just to name a few. But... Continue Reading →