Boundaries – Why are they important?

The definition of boundaries means anything that marks a border. It’s a real or imagined line that marks the edge or limit of something or the limit of a subject, principle or relationship. Personal boundaries are guidelines, rules or limits...

Letting Everything Become Your Teacher – Lessons in Mindfulness – Part 2

Letting Everything Become Your Teacher – Lessons in Mindfulness Extracts from bestselling author Jon Kabat-Zinn’s book ‘Full Catastrophe Living’ Part 2 – Self-discipline, conscious intention, basis instructions For those who want to learn more about mindfulness Mindfulness doesn’t just come...

Letting Everything Become Your Teacher – Lessons in Mindfulness

By Ida Soghomonian Psychologist, The Resilience Centre Extracts from bestselling author Jon Kabat-Zinn’s book ‘Full Catastrophe Living’ Part 1 – Nonjudging, Patience and Beginner’s Mind For those who want to learn about mindfulness Whether you are trying to learn patience,...

Effective Communication and Value Alignment in Effective Relationships

Effective communication is essential for a relationship to grow & function successfully. Being a good communicator requires effective listening & understanding. Clear communication requires our words, tone of voice & body language to be congruent & reflect the true meaning...

Work-Life Balance

‘Work–life’ balance (or ‘life-work’ balance as some prefer to call it) is a concept referring to effective prioritising between ‘work’ (career and ambition) and ‘lifestyle’ (health, pleasure, leisure, family, friends and spiritual development). The expression ‘work–life balance’ was first used...

Positive Transition to High School – Supporting Adolescents to Cope & Thrive

 Ida Soghomonian MA DCH JP Moving from primary school to high school is a significant event in every child’s education journey. There is no doubt high school takes some adjustment, and preparation is the key to a successful transition for...

Adaptability

Adaptability By Ida Soghomonian (Psychologist) “It is not the strongest species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” – Charles Darwin The origin of the word ‘adaptable’ dates...