Blogs

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    August, 2018
    "How to Treat Insomnia: a 3 Point Checklist"

    Posted by : Why I become a detective when treating an insomniac

    Category : Psychology

    " by Mark Tyrell   When treating insomnia I always start with the basics. So on this occasion I was rather embarrassed when I realized that I hadn't yet asked my client a very important question. "What do you do when you can't sleep?" I a... "
  • 07

    August, 2018
    How Organisations can reap the benefits of having Happy and Motivated workers

    Posted by : Positive Psychology in the Workplace

    Category : Organisational Psychology

    " by Roy Tan, 7-August-2018   I remember many years ago, after working as a Sales Engineer for a couple of years, I felt as if I was never appreciated for the efforts that I had put in and the management only cares about profit. This made my commitment and motivation de... "
  • 09

    July, 2018
    Gratification Part 5 of 5: What is Instant Gratification?

    Posted by : Millennials the instant gratification generation

    Category : Living a Positive Life

    "  Courtney Ackerman, 19 June, 2018 Are Millennials the Instant Gratification Generation? “Everyone wants instant gratification: you have to have everything your parents had right away.” – Jim Flaherty With such findings on instant gratification and technol... "
  • 09

    July, 2018
    Gratification Part 4 of 5: What is Instant Gratification?

    Posted by : Instant Gratification and its Effect

    Category : Living a Positive Life

    " Courtney Ackerman, 19 June, 2018 Instant Gratification and its Effects on Relationships How does instant gratification harm relationships? Laura Brown from Meet Mindful explains: Relationships must be respected as organic, living creations that develop and grow a... "
  • 09

    July, 2018
    Gratification Part 3 of 5: What is Instant Gratification?

    Posted by : Overcoming instant gratification bias

    Category : Living a Positive Life

    " Courtney Ackerman, 19 June, 2018 How to Overcome an Instant Gratification Bias I won’t sugarcoat it (pun intended)—saying no to immediate gratification is no easy feat. If it was, we would all be trim, healthy, and have a reasonable amount of money in our savings a... "
  • 09

    July, 2018
    Gratification Part 2 of 5: What is Instant Gratification?

    Posted by : Examples of Instant Gratification

    Category : Living a Positive Life

    " Courtney Ackerman. 19 June, 2018 Psychologist Shahram Heshmat outlines 10 reasons why it is so difficult to sidestep this urge (2016): A desire to avoid delay: it’s uncomfortable to engage in self-denial, and all of our instincts are to seize any opportunity for... "
  • 09

    July, 2018
    Gratification Part 1 of 5: What is Instant Gratification?

    Posted by : Sharing is Caring

    Category : Living a Positive Life

    " What is Instant Gratification? Courtney Ackerman. June 19, 2018  Is there something else you should be doing right now? Working on a project? Writing a paper? Putting away that load of laundry that’s been in the dryer for two days? If so, you’re in good company. ... "
  • 06

    July, 2018
    Why getting fired is worse than divorce or the death of a spouse

    Posted by : Trauma of losing a job

    Category : Organisational Psychology

    " Bloomberg, London, 27 April 2017  "It's just not working out" may be some of the most heartbreaking words in the English language, leading to months of anguish, self-questioning and sleepless nights. Even worse: when they come from your boss. Fired employees never ... "