01 March 2016

Love the skin you are in


Recently there was a picture of a beautiful dark skinned Vincentian goddess that went viral on social media. This warmed my heart for two main reaso...
23 February 2016

Loving yourself is essential


I am guessing we have all heard the often quoted saying "We need to love ourselves before we can love anyone else.” This may sound wise and hol...
02 February 2016

Linking psychological stress and cancer?


­­­Psychological stress describes what people feel when they are under mental, physical, or emotional pressure. Although it is normal to ex...
26 January 2016

‘Jekyll and Hyde – the good and bad within us’


I heard a saying once that "it is not the person who changes, but rather it is the mask which falls off.” I am not sure who coined these words...
19 January 2016

80/20 rule applied to relationships


The 80/20 rule, also referred to as the Pareto principle, is the observation (not law) that most things in life are not distributed evenly. The prin...
12 January 2016

Psychological benefits of laughter


Charles Dickens wrote, ""There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.” The sound of roaring laughter i...
05 January 2016

ACT: Action Changes Things


At the start of every year, persons take the time to prepare some ‘well thought out’ list of changes or resolutions which they would under...
29 December 2015

Seeking happiness???


"Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and ...
22 December 2015

Be angry, but sin not…. The psychology of aggression and anger


Aggression is a complex subject, mainly because persons differ on how they feel anger should be expressed. The difficulty in understanding aggressio...
15 December 2015

Make a difference…


What does it mean to make a difference? Have you ever thought about making a difference? Making a difference speaks to the ability to impact or have s...