Grief: How to cope with it

Grief: How to cope with it

Theoretical models for grief Some early ideas on grief advocate a cognitive adaptation theory (CAT) (1983) that postulates that after a trauma comes personal growth permeated through maintenance of self-protection processes and the boost of self-esteem (Taylor, 1983)....
We Need More Common Sense In Self-Help

We Need More Common Sense In Self-Help

The world of self-help has gotten very complex. There are umpteen theories and tools to increase your wellbeing, happiness and success. I use mind-set tools, emotional processes, behavioural practises and frequently I dive deep into the spiritual world. For me,...
Life in the Positive Lane

Life in the Positive Lane

When we face adversity, I find I get to know myself better. This is because it shines the light onto the areas that cement me in my fears. However, I find these challenging times, which storms my world from peace, is enough on its own, without the well of despair from...
Sweet Sorrow

Sweet Sorrow

When you lose someone you love, they remain lost, but eventually those left behind do find themselves again. Men and showing emotions It is often said that most men do not show their emotions – but this is not true. What is true is that most men do not show their...