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Touch Points: 18 November, 2021

Listen up! We do it from the day we’re born, but most folks are pretty lousy at listening. Allowing others to express themselves without interrupting, judging or letting your attention wander is a form of mindfulness that takes practice. But making a conscious...

Touch Points: 21 October, 2021

Don’t forget to play We encourage children to express themselves through play because we recognise its importance to their learning, creativity and happiness. Why should these pleasures peter out after age 18? Remember that you are more than your job and the...

Touch Points: 7 October, 2021

Play to your strengths Taking an inventory of your strongest skills and best personal attributes can provide a much-needed confidence boost when dealing with challenging circumstances. Reflect and draw upon the strengths that have helped you in the past. If that...

Touch Points: 23 September 2021

Focus on what you can control It’s easy to be swept up in feelings of sadness, frustration and outrage at others’ words and actions – especially during a lengthy global health crisis. For the sake of your mental health, a more productive choice is to...

Touch Points: 2 September, 2021

Examine your old beliefs Unhelpful beliefs about ourselves can significantly dent our mental health, life outcomes and relationships with other people. When such thoughts arise, acknowledge them and put them aside. Like any new practice, it takes time and effort to...