Change is a continuum, not an event. Your brain’s primary function is to protect you from harm and discomfort. You must convince your brain that you will not only be safe if you change, you will be better off. To convince your brain, you must compose easily attainable stepsContinue Reading 5. Building a capacity to tolerate discomfort and uncertainty is key to change. Uncertainty is difficult to tolerate so we have a natural tendency to create stories that help us feel certain and feel safe. It’s important to realize that these narratives aren’t necessarily correct. Scarcity, fear, and vulnerabilityContinue Reading In 2014, human-induced climate change played a role in at least 14 extreme weather events, National Geographic reports. These included Hawaii’s active hurricane season, droughts in East Africa, and record rains in New Zealand and France. People who endure such events may subsequently experience immediate or long-term psychological traumaContinue Reading A decade since an inquiry found some officers had behaved disgracefully when handling complaints of sexual assault, police say they have revolutionised their culture. The 2007 Commission of Inquiry into police conduct, led by Dame Margaret Bazley, reviewed 313 complaints of sexual assault against 222 police officers between 1979Continue Reading

Change and growth Change is painful. Growth is painful. But nothing is as p #relationships — Carrie (@_carrienet_) January 18, 2016Continue Reading