Text, Twitter, Tweet… For children, this obsession can start early but needs to be tackled by parents

A recent study claims that there is anecdotal evidence of parents needing to lock away their children’s devices for fear of midnight video watching, texting, and gaming. According to the Deloitte Global Mobile Consumer Survey, 2016 - we are fast becoming (if not already) an always-on mobile society. Our addiction to our favourite device and … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… For children, this obsession can start early but needs to be tackled by parents

Text, Twitter, Tweet… Take breaks from electronic devices and make time for focused attention on one another

Couples are using the internet and mobile technology to communicate with one another, to keep up-to-date with information and news about others. Combined with the ease of access to these communication mediums and their instant and constant influence over couple relationships, its presence and impact cannot be underestimated or ignored. With over 62% of Australian … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… Take breaks from electronic devices and make time for focused attention on one another

Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: hold your partner close, don’t push them away

Couples use technology in the little and large moments. They negotiate over when to use it and when to abstain. A portion of them quarrel over its use and have had hurtful experiences caused by tech use. At the same time, some couples find that digital tools facilitate communication and support. A majority of those … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: hold your partner close, don’t push them away

Well being in the workplace: enjoy the benefits to all of your life

Employees are demanding additional benefits in the modern workplace including a wide range of programs for physical, mental, financial and spiritual health. As the line between work and play continues to blur, employers are investing in wellbeing programs as both a social responsibility and a talent strategy. In a Deloitte survey of Australian organisations, 39% … Continue reading Well being in the workplace: enjoy the benefits to all of your life

The Couple Checkup evaluates up to 25 important areas in a couple’s relationship including eight core scales

The Couple Checkup is an online couple assessment consisting of 20-25 relational content areas that have been found to be significant for couples. The Couple Checkup is based on the PREPARE/ENRICH Program (Olson, 2002) and contains many of the same categories.While the PREPARE/ENRICH Inventories are designed for counseling, the Couple Checkup is designed for relationship … Continue reading The Couple Checkup evaluates up to 25 important areas in a couple’s relationship including eight core scales

My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part VI)

It may be no surprise that seriously dating and engaged couples are more prone to “agree” or “strongly agree” with statements such as “We are as happy as any couple could possibly be!” Almost intoxicated by love, engaged couples are often known for being infatuated with one another. They tend to be confident that they’ll … Continue reading My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part VI)

My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part V)

It may be no surprise that seriously dating and engaged couples are more prone to “agree” or “strongly agree” with statements such as “We are as happy as any couple could possibly be!” Almost intoxicated by love, engaged couples are often known for being infatuated with one another. They tend to be confident that they’ll … Continue reading My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part V)

My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part IV)

It may be no surprise that seriously dating and engaged couples are more prone to “agree” or “strongly agree” with statements such as “We are as happy as any couple could possibly be!” Almost intoxicated by love, engaged couples are often known for being infatuated with one another. They tend to be confident that they’ll … Continue reading My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part IV)

My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part III)

It may be no surprise that seriously dating and engaged couples are more prone to “agree” or “strongly agree” with statements such as “We are as happy as any couple could possibly be!” Almost intoxicated by love, engaged couples are often known for being infatuated with one another. They tend to be confident that they’ll … Continue reading My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part III)

My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part II)

It may be no surprise that seriously dating and engaged couples are more prone to “agree” or “strongly agree” with statements such as “We are as happy as any couple could possibly be!” Almost intoxicated by love, engaged couples are often known for being infatuated with one another. They tend to be confident that they’ll … Continue reading My partner is the only person with whom I could have a happy marriage: Exploring Unrealistic Expectations (Part II)