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With what do you identify? Where do you see your worth?

With what do you identify? Where do you see your worth?

I got this wrong for a very long time.Some aspects of my story you may already know. I started working in Information Technology in 1997 and immediately threw myself into my work. I had a 3  month opportunity to prove my value and to gain permanent employment in the...

Worry

Worry

What is worry? Worry is what happens when your mind dwells on negative thoughts, uncertain outcomes or things that could go wrong. “Worry tends to be repetitive, obsessive thoughts,” said Melanie Greenberg, a clinical psychologist in Mill Valley, Calif., and the...

Stress

Stress

What is stress? Stress is a physiological response connected to an external event. In order for the cycle of stress to begin, there must be a stressor. This is usually some kind of external circumstance, like a work deadline or a scary medical test. “Stress is defined...

Worry, Stress and Anxiety are on the rise

Worry, Stress and Anxiety are on the rise

Anxiety is defined as a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.   A recent article has shared the concerns about the steep rise in anxiety, panic and depression in South Africa. Google trends also indicate an increase...