14 Tips For Handling Aggression At Work

No one behaves aggressively all the time at work although it may feel like it sometimes! Aggression is based on the belief that the Aggressor’s opinions and needs are more important than anybody else’s. People are more likely to react aggressively when they feel under threat, out of control or want to win at all […]

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Who Has Control Of Your Time?

Do you have control of your time… if not who has? Rebecca was a strong minded individual, definite about what she wanted. She was never one to hold back on her point of view. She was a caring person who listened and spoke in equal measure and was respected for being calm and assured. Such […]

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The Elephant In The Broom Cupboard!

THE ELEPHANT IN THE BROOM CUPBOARD! These are things you should face up to, but don’t – like handling ‘Put-Downs’ from others. Put-downs come at you ‘out of the blue’ with no warning. Have you ever had a put-down, which you haven’t been able to answer there and then? Moments later the perfect answer comes […]

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More On Teaching Children To Achieve PEACE Not WAR

After an amazing response to our last blog on this subject here’s more on the skills you can teach children to achieve PEACE not WAR. Win:Win is where both people achieve enough of what they want. They may not get what they originally wanted but they’re sufficiently satisfied at the end. History tells us that […]

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Is Your Partner A Devil Or An Angel?

Everyone has an evil twin or partner. Some times it is as though we hear the voices of two little people perched on our shoulder: the devil and the angel. The angel supports you with positive thoughts emphasising what you can do, and whispering calm, confident thoughts about possibility and potential. “You can do this, […]

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The Danger Of Mixed Messages!

The Danger of Mixed Messages! Have you ever said anything to somebody that was misinterpreted or misunderstood? For example has something like this ever happened to you? Joanna found her husband’s habit of interrupting her and finishing off her sentences increasingly annoying. Today she resolved she was going to talk to him about it. Joanna […]

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The Second Most Important Thing You Do This Week

The second most important thing you do this week is to buy someone you know a special gift and help them change their life this Christmas. Help them: Restore their self esteem     Be valued for who they are     Command the respect they deserve     Say ‘no’ when they have a right to do […]

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Should Little Girls Be Taught To Be Assertive?

Has the time come to teach little girls to be assertive? If so what stops us? Isn’t there enough evidence to support the argument that not only  should we take them to ballet lessons but self defence classes too? It’s not about ‘either/or’ it’s about ‘and’. We can allow them to follow the feminine norms […]

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