16 08, 2018

Bibliotherapy

2018-08-09T17:18:17+00:00 August 16th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

Reading as therapy? I now have a solid excuse for spending hours indulging in one of my favourite pastimes! Bibliotherapy is defined as ‘an expressive therapy that uses an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy’ (Wikipedia). Intrinsically I understand that reading can introduce different insights, increase knowledge, capture imagination and inspire. However reading, whether it be self-help books, philosophical texts, or

12 08, 2017

Coping With Changing Times

2018-01-18T18:12:13+00:00 August 12th, 2017|HR Consulting Services, Training and Development|

The past 75 years have seen more change than perhaps any other period in our history. Changes in technology, transport mechanisms and family structures have revolutionised society and the workplace. Our places of employment are still constantly evolving and changing. Some of the drivers for these changes are apparent: Economic factors, risk, technology, social research influencing management philosophy, environmental changes along with policies and regulations. As human beings we

3 08, 2017

CIC Technique to Cope with Stress

2018-01-18T18:15:48+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|HR Consulting Services, Training and Development|

Stress is something that affects us all, placing a demand on our resources in order to cope. One simple and useful technique is the simple CIC model. Control, Influence, Cope. It enables us to identify an essential pathway to focus our energy and reduce our stress in situations. For example, you have a meeting in the CBD at 9am. You board the bus that you normally travel on at