THE PRESSURES OF POSITIVE THINKING

The cult of positive thinking dictates that if you’re unfalteringly optimistic and invest a lot of time in dreaming big, you’ll become rich and successful, thin and beautiful, and attract the best partner in the world. The cult warns that if you don’t think optimistically or dream big, the consequences are ghastly: you’ll get nowhere, [...]

By | 2017-08-04T09:51:21+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

WITSReview: The Brain’s Wanting-Seeking Circuitry of Addiction

Ancient circuitry, anticipation, addiction Heather Dugmore interviews Steph about the neuroscience of addiction. The familiar routes we follow to our bottle store, shopping centre, drug dealer, illicit affair, online porn site … these are physical or electronic routes but at the same time they create well-trodden mental pathways in our brains with powerful feelings of [...]

By | 2017-08-04T09:52:32+00:00 December 12th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

BusinessDay TV Masterclass

 BusinessDay TV Masterclass on emotional intelligence: Steph discusses how scientific findings have advanced the field of EQ to Personal Intelligence (EQ+IQ) and how we can manage emotions so that we can think clearly. BusinessDay TV Masterclass on breaking bad habits: Steph discusses how behaviour [...]

By | 2017-08-04T08:36:41+00:00 July 1st, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

SAfm Podcast – Interview on Shado Twala’s programme “Otherwise”

Steph discusses why Mind Power techniques like visionboards, visualisation and prosperity-theology don’t work and reveals why we achieve less if you we use these and other forms of magical thinking.  

By | 2016-05-06T07:08:59+00:00 May 5th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

BusinessDay TV: The Big Small Business Show

PART 1: Steph talks about how entrepreneurs can benefit from developing a healthy level of Personal Intelligence especially when it comes to building resilience and negotiating deals. PART 2: Steph shows why mind power techniques are a waste of time and how the emphasis on self-esteem is producing narcissists who [...]

By | 2017-08-04T09:55:21+00:00 May 6th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments