A Psychologist’s Year in Cafe World – Part Five: Managing Time & the Spice in Your Life

This is the fifth of my posts offering psychological insights into the computer game Cafe World. Part One see: Just Being Sociable Part Two see: Goal-Setting On the Table Part Three see: Non-Stick, Non-Stuck, Cognitive Flexibility Part Four see: Self-Service Motivation & Strategy Café … Continue reading

A Psychologist’s Year in Cafe World – Part Four: Self-Service Motivation & Strategy

This is the fourth of my posts offering psychological insights into the computer game Cafe World. Part One see: Just Being Sociable Part Two see: Goal-Setting On the Table Part Three see: Non-Stick, Non-Stuck, Cognitive Flexibility Café World (CW) is a café-themed, goals-based computer game … Continue reading

A Psychologist’s Year in Cafe World – Part Three: Non-Stick, Non-Stuck, Cognitive Flexibility

This is the third of my posts offering psychological insights into the computer game Cafe World.  For Part One see: Just Being Sociable For Part Two see: Goal-Setting On the Table Café World (CW) is a café-themed, goals-based computer game where players build … Continue reading

A Psychologist’s Year in Cafe World – Part Two: Goal-Setting on the Table

This is the second of my posts offering psychological insights into the computer game Cafe World. For Part One of A Psychologist’s Year in Cafe World, see: Just Being Sociable Café World (CW) is a goals-based computer game, where players build and furnish … Continue reading

A Psychologist’s Year in Cafe World – Part One: Just Being Sociable

Psychology impacts on just about every aspect of being human, and playing a computer game is no exception. After rejecting countless invitations from strangers (a.k.a. Facebook friends) to accept imaginary gifts or send culinary items, I relented and decided to see … Continue reading

Reset Your Goals – First Day of Spring

The euphoria of the New Year has long evaporated by now. Stumbling with our goals is often interpreted as failure and a reason to give up. However, going off track is more likely feedback that the goal’s action plan needs … Continue reading

Kung Hei Fat Choi – Reviewing, Refining & Renewing Your New Year’s Resolutions

Has your resolve has already weakened and have resolutions already been abandoned, or  are about to be? Well, take the opportunity of the new lunar year (Chinese New Year) to renew your vows. The first day of January is always brimming with … Continue reading

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Solution-Focused Life Coaching for Personal and Professional Development with Dr Gary Wood Coaching is all about your goals – goals for a better life. These might be goals to help you cope with changes or gain freedom from stress. Your goals could … Continue reading