The value of nature, even in winter

Think back for a moment to when you last spent some time in nature. It may have been a brief walk, or you may have spent a whole weekend in a remote scenic location. Regardless of how long you were there, how did the experience make you feel? What did [...]

2020-02-24T13:53:53+13:00August 23rd, 2019|

Is perfectionism a problem?

Some topics in our work with clients seem to create hearty debate more so than others. One of these topics is perfectionism. As psychologists, we are wary of the negative impacts that holding overly high standards for oneself can have – unnecessary stress, depression, and even underperformance. However, for [...]

2020-02-24T13:56:38+13:00March 30th, 2019|

What’s so hard about recovery

The science on recovery is simple: Scientific research has consistently shown that we perform better at work, experience less fatigue and maintain stronger wellbeing when we balance stressful effort with active recovery (when we purposefully recharge our mental and physical batteries). Oscillating between periods of challenge and periods of [...]

2020-02-24T14:29:48+13:00September 28th, 2018|