The Anatomy of Belief

Belief can be a powerful force that affects - in either a positive or negative way - our perception and attitude towards events and people around us, our convictions and mindset about what we can achieve and even our capacity to heal physically, mentally, emotionally. So why don't we simply believe in the best possible outcome? What is belief? First, let us dissect the anatomy of belief. According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, belief is a mental attitude without the full intellectual knowledge required to guarantee its truth. A Judgment, opinion or suspicion. Belief helps us to interpret our everyday reality. This could be in the form of religion, political affiliation, philosophy, or spi

Owning our mistakes, learning from our failures

The biggest mistake is not owning our mistakes! It's denying our humanity and setting ourselves up for failure. Once we take ownership of any mistake we might have made, we can learn from it and use it as a stepping stone to further growth and success. Recognising is the first step At times, we don't even realise we've made a mistake, so when things go wrong it's best to start from the inside out. Questioning ourselves first might help save us from blaming other people or events and prevent further mistakes. We need to objectively look out for signs that point back in our direction. This is very different from blaming ourselves and feeling guilt, remorse or embarrassment. The idea is to trac

In support of World Mental Health Day - everyday

It is time to bring awareness to those still in the fog and confusion of what living with mental illness means. Supporting Mental Health should happen everyday of the year not only today. Be a stance for awareness, support and healing. Donate your time and/ or money to promote mental health. http://www.who.int/mental_health/world-mental-health-day/2018/en/

Intercultural diversity for children

Most organisations with a culturally diverse employee base are realising the need to invest in workshops and programmes to teach how best to communicate within such teams. In this way, people better understand others from different cultures, their beliefs, values and ethics, work practices, how they greet and part company and even phone and email etiquette. It is simply not enough to speak a common language In the workplace communication rarely breaks down because of grammar, syntax and complexity of vocabulary. It's rather because the people involved misunderstand each other on a deeper level (e.g. mindset, cultural habits, gestures, etc.) . For example, it is quite acceptable for a German

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