In November 2018 the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction published He Ara Oranga (Pathways to Wellness) – Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction.
Keeping our minds resilient and strong is important no matter the time of year, but in the winter months, especially as our days grow shorter and the sun slants lower in the sky, we need to put in more effort.
Bullying has been around for decades, centuries even if you care to go back far enough; With German and Dutch roots, the word bully evolved from the words used for ‘lover’ and ‘friend’. A few decades down the track and bully was used as a term of endearment and familiarity and friendly admiration between men.
For some, Easter represents the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts, a four-day respite from work, and little more. For many others, however, Easter has a deeper meaning. Not a topic one would necessarily expect to find in the context of psychology, none the less – here it is. The implications of belief in a higher entity has our attention, and the reason why may just surprise you.
I asked a group of individuals in a performance session recently, what comes to mind when they think about feedback.
“A vision written down within a timeframe becomes a goal. A goal broken down into actionable steps becomes a plan. A plan backed up with action will always become a result.” Kain Ramsay