7 03, 2020

Psychological Pandemic Preparation

2020-03-07T12:51:14+08:00 March 7th, 2020|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

As human beings we feel safe when we have control over our world. We are comfortable when we are able to predict what will happen to us. Confronted with a potential pandemic such as the Swine Flu, SARS or the current Coronavirus, many people feel anxious and afraid. This for some may be a simple and sensible concern but for others it can be quite paralysing. It is important to

16 08, 2018

Bibliotherapy

2018-08-09T17:18:17+08:00 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+08:00 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