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The Price

This is a story about two blog posts, two people wanting to make a contribution, and the price that comes with doing that. In my last post I promised to write something about the difference between ACT as therapy and … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 39,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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Maybe we should ask our staff to read Harry Potter?

What if reading novels helped us to learn the perspective taking skills that we need to empathise with others? Maybe our staff development programs should include a book club. My kind of workplace!   Recently Vezzali et al. (2014) showed that the … Continue reading

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2013 in review

We’ve been quiet but we’ve not gone away. Here’s a review of last year on this blog.  Thank you for reading and commenting and getting involved and encouraging us.  It is very much appreciated. Here’s to another year of taking … Continue reading

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ACT and Conscious Evolution Part B: How ACT can help us respond to global change

Last week we looked at how our psychology gets in the way of effective responding to the challenges of global change. This week we look at how ACT might help us meet some of those challenges by helping us think … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas! (?)

Christmas is a time which for me has always been associated with pressure, comparisons and evaluations.   There was always a sense that other people, somewhere ‘out there’ were doing Christmas properly and that somehow I was not meeting that standard.  … Continue reading

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A New Contributor – Dr Paul Atkins

Rob and I are very pleased to welcome Dr Paul Atkins as a contributor to the blog. Paul is Associate Professor in Organisational Behaviour at the Australian National University. He is doing some really cool work around compassion, mindfulness and … Continue reading

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