Stilling the Covid 19 Tsunami of Anxiety

More and more people present with symptoms of stress and anxiety through the ebb and flow of the Covid 19 pandemic period as we continue to navigate its unpredictable and unchartered waters. Essentially, we have been negotiating, the potential of each person of all demographic, at an individual and cluster level, to contract this disease. Psychologically, we are confronted on a daily basis with a multiplicity of possibilities - keeping virus-free, contracting the virus, ending up in

By |2021-02-20T17:29:53+00:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, Gertrude|Tags: |

The relationship between Emotional Quotient (EQ) and Intelligence Quotient (IQ)

In my work as a Therapist, Coach and Trainer with an extensive range of organisational and individual profiles, I am seeing the centrality of the emotional intelligence to positive outcomes coming more and more recognised.What Is Emotional Intelligence?Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage and regulate one’s own emotions. It also involves the ability to have an empathic connection with the emotional state of others and helping them regulate.The key elements that constitute emotional intelligence

By |2021-01-13T10:04:35+00:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Gertrude, EQ and IQ|Tags: |

Transforming Worklife with Self-Empowerment

Hello, my name is Gertrude Gill. I am a psychosynthesis psychotherapist and organisational leadership coach. In this series:I will be inviting you to look closely at how you are doing in terms of self-empowerment and where you would like to be. By the end of the course you will have a deeper knowledge of yourself in terms of your relationship with your own power, your will, your choices, your responsibility to your own wellbeing.You will have identified the

By |2021-01-13T10:06:39+00:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Gertrude, Worklife|Tags: |

Fear of Abandonment

WHAT IS ABANDONMENT?For the purpose of this article, I will be exploring the phenomenon of abandonment in the context of a rupture in an attachment relationship or withdrawal by the significant other at the psychological (emotional, sexual, physical) and spiritual levels. This experience will be described in terms of an experience of being feeling rejected, dismissed, devalued, left in a state of emptiness and dread, cut off from a crucial source of sustenance.I will be looking at the

By |2021-01-13T09:58:13+00:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Abandonment, Gertrude|Tags: |

Anxiety – Our Inner Alarm System

Anxiety is something we all experience from time to time and our understanding of it has increased greatly over time.Anxiety is the bodies’ natural physical survival response to a perceived or actual threat. This is often referred to as the “fight or flight” response when this is activated the body floods with hormones one of which being adrenaline. The body experiences a series of physiological reactions it is these reactions that help to keep us alive as they

By |2021-01-13T10:01:30+00:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, Gertrude|Tags: |
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