Christmas Parties by Type!

You will likely be attending a number of dinner parties over the holiday season, but you might also find yourself hosting one. In order for everyone to enjoy themselves, you need to consider what each preference prefers at a party.  

The Anger Iceburg

Have you ever wondered why we get angry? According to psychologist Daniel Goleman, “emotions are, in essence, impulses to act, the instant plans for handling life that evolution has instilled in us.” In his book Emotional Intelligence, Goleman tells us … Read More

Top 6 tips on what it takes to raise good kids

We have found this great article on 6 top tips to raise ‘good kids’. Check it out here!!

What is Stress?

We all know what it’s like to feel stressed, but it’s not easy to pin down exactly what stress means. When we say things like “this is stressful” or “I’m stressed”, we might be talking about: Situations or events that … Read More

Screening for Adaptability and Resiliency

    He not busy being born is busy dying,” sang Bob Dylan in his hit song “It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding).” It’s a fairly apt sentiment in describing the imperative that executives and employees have today to adapt … Read More

Keys to successful behaviour change

  All professional psychology is about helping people to make and sustain successful changes in their behaviour, to prevent, solve or at least alleviate problems. This is particularly true in the field of health promotion and illness prevention. Most people … Read More

Dying of a broken heart: Heart disease, depression and risk of mortality

    Compared to otherwise healthy people, individuals who have heart disease are significantly more likely to suffer from depression. Prevalence estimates of depression following acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) range as high as 40-65 per cent (Januzzi, Stern, Pasternak, … Read More

How Parents Know when to Really Worry

  Almost 10 years ago, while kicking a football in a local suburban park with my son, I came upon an oak tree with six or seven bunches of flowers at the bottom of it. Stuck to the tree with … Read More

Getting to Know You is as Easy as A, B, C or D.

    AFTER a long interview process during the summer, Dionne Glenn was told she had to do one more thing before learning whether she would be hired as a branch manager for Central Bank of Houston: take a simple … Read More

Personality Tests Help Us Pinpoint High Perfomers

Which personality types tend to be most common among high performers? Would personality tests enable us to pinpoint people who have the potential to be high performers?   During the last half of the 20th century, there was a great … Read More