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Opinion piece: “Are my needs more important than yours?”

Yesterday I was asked to sign a petition allowing swimmers back onto some of Sydney’s beaches.  It seems reasonable as I know how valuable the ocean can be.  The cold of the water is good for the immune system; being on or by water is good for us with the negative ions; I know [...]

By |2020-04-13T11:41:12+00:00April 13th, 2020|Sue Thoughts|Comments Off on Opinion piece: “Are my needs more important than yours?”

Opinion piece – fear and loathing in times of corona!

A time of uncertainty and change. A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece on the impact of the news on our psyche – see “The Future is Human – Using PP in times of trauma”.    The article was regarding the news about the bushfires in Australia, yet here we are in the grip of [...]

By |2020-04-03T10:20:51+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Sue Thoughts|Comments Off on Opinion piece – fear and loathing in times of corona!

The Future is Human – Using positive psychology in times of trauma

The devastation and loss caused by the current bushfire crisis in Australia are capturing headlines globally. It is fueling the 24/7 news cycles, generating arguments about climate change as well as debate about Australian leadership (or lack thereof). As a result, it is also creating a significant amount of emotion in those who are [...]

By |2020-01-15T13:19:25+00:00January 15th, 2020|Sue Thoughts|Comments Off on The Future is Human – Using positive psychology in times of trauma