professional development

Individuals – tailor your resilience strategies to your personality style

In our previous article, we introduced the relationship between three personality styles and resilience―some individuals are naturally resilient, others have personalities with fewer protective factors, and yet others have a moderately protective style and well-developed resilience skills. If you haven’t read it, or want a refresher, you’ll find the [...]

2020-02-24T12:11:52+13:00May 1st, 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|

Reducing your emotion drain on the job

Do you work in a customer-facing role? Does your job require that you keep your emotions in check? Do you feel emotionally exhausted at the end of the day or your shift? If so, then our recent post may have resonated with you: This experience of emotional labour, what [...]

2020-02-24T14:26:20+13:00July 2nd, 2018|