Is the glass half full or empty?

A colleague recently sought my opinion on a job application she was submitting. She was concerned about the ‘desirable’ criteria and whether she had sufficient expertise to support it. In reading the description she sent me, and having worked with her in...

In 2017 follow your passions!

Participating in activities one loves or feels passionate about and, in particular, when those activities are an integral part of who we are – our identity – is what psychologists define as ‘harmonious passion‘. These activities generate...

Cherophobia

Do you have cherophobia? When something good happens, what is your reaction? Do you allow yourself time to go through the positive experience fully? Do you savor it slowly or quickly hit an emotional high note and then go back to ‘normal’. Or do you choose...

Under the weather?

According to a recent study weather patterns have an impact on our wellbeing. I could have told them already as strong winds drive me completely crazy! But what about our own ‘personal seasons’. The different times in our life when we are clearly...