Skillset New Zealand Blog

Ideas to help your team develop personally and professionally.

This one's a bit personal, but I hope you'll find it useful.

I write this blog a few hours from the anniversary of the death of my first wife in 2005. I'm reminded once again of her courage as she set out to make the most of the time she had left.

Is life looking grim at the moment? Reframing is a technique counsellors encourage. It's like looking at your situation as if you were a skeptical friend. It may help you find a place between catastrophizing and denial.

About Ralph Brown

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Ralph is our founder and managing director. He has a background in psychology, television journalism and business.

Ralph's passions are psychology and writing. He leads workshops on both and speaks to conferences on the psychology of thriving at work.

In 2011  Professional Speakers Australia awarded him its top speaking accreditation, the CSP.

He has written six books and more than a hundred articles on psychology and writing. International research journals have published his articles reviewing the research on resilience.

Ralph's enjoys trips to France. He lives in rural Canterbury.

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