Parenting Practices for Smooth Sailing

I am sometimes contacted by parents concerned about their child’s development. They ask about parenting practices that contribute to healthy wellbeing, educational confidence and social competence. There is so much information about child development, and I will touch briefly on one theory further illustrated with the sailing waters metaphor to simplify a complex area. Today’s…

Simple Steps to Staff Wellbeing

“Staff wellbeing” has become the new catch phrase in the corporate world, and increasingly, many organisations are starting to recognise its importance. Google, renowned for its staff-centred programs, started a global conversation about workplace wellbeing. From massage parlours, to free bikes on campuses, to nap rooms, to office dogs, to Lego stations… Google set a…