5 great tips for Learning and Practising Assertiveness

I spruik myself as being the ‘communications queen’ given I have been observing, researching and practising communication techniques for many, many years. I have come to realise the culprit for most angst in life is communication; either the lack of it or the miscommunication of it. Most people believe because they have two ears that … Continued

When life gives you lemons

Cute dog You know, sometimes it can really feel like life dishes up lemons! I’m sure you have heard this saying and the many and often funny responses that goes with it such as ‘when life gives you lemons make lemonade.’ This well used statement and the corresponding responses is about learning that we all have choices … Continued

The value of a HUG!

Friends hugging A good friend of mine was over from Queensland a while back. We hadn’t seen each for many months and made a date to catch up for breakfast. I have never been a hugger. That touchy-feely stuff doesn’t really do it for me, or so I told myself for many, many years. However, as we … Continued

The Social YOU …

Social wellness is the ability to interact with people around you. It involves using good communications skills, having meaningful relationships, respecting yourself and others, and creating a solid support system that includes family and friends. Coupled with emotional wellness, social wellness equips us to engage with people at all levels and resolve issues along the … Continued

FELLOWSHIP of Females

SPELL - Red Sky at Night I was having lunch with the girls recently and noticed that there were many other tables of women of varying age and group size out to lunch also. Lunch with the girls is a ritual, something we are initiated into at a very early age and continue on until we can’t anymore. We lunch in … Continued