The hand that rocks the cradle …

We have all, at some point in our past been ‘parented’. For many of us, the experience was sometimes misshapen, hopeful, desperate, chaotic and other times loving, patient, kind and wise. The experience of being parented is the way in which human beings transmit knowledge and skills for our individual and collective survival. It is…

Stand Up for Yourself!

How are we going ‘being assertive’? Are we all confident? Comfortable with ‘assertive communication’ or … does everything descend in to aggressive chaos the same second we need to stand up for ourselves. Being ‘assertive’ is not exactly the same thing as shouting, tantrum throwing, demanding or manipulating others to ‘get what you need’. It…

Frustration with Procrastination

Procrastination is a slippery adversary, stealthy, incidious, secretive maybe even seductive enemy that creeps up behind you, moves in and remains, unwelcome but tolerated. WHO HAS TROUBLE WITH PROCRASTINATING? You know – putting things that need to be done – off. Avoiding the annoyance or unpleasantness involved with that thing that needs doing. No? Not…