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

7 02, 2018

Turn Lemons into Lemonade – ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.’

2018-01-18T18:34:38+08:00 February 7th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products|

So many quotes and proverbs strike a chord within us. Advising us how to become or stay happy many of these ‘sayings’ have been around for decades, centuries even. This adage, penned over one hundred years ago suggests making sweet and delicious lemonade, after life throws you a sour lemon. It is arresting in its simplicity. Don’t dwell on an unpleasant turn of events, it calmly encourages. Take control

3 08, 2017

CIC Technique to Cope with Stress

2018-01-18T18:15:48+08:00 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