When is it best to compete and when is it best to collaborate? This article looks at the difference between taking a competitive and collaborative approach to a task, particularly in the context of the Thai cave rescue of 12 young soccer players and their coach.
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Chris Mackey’s articles appear regularly in the Geelong Advertiser newspaper in Geelong, Australia.
This article examines the work of American geologist Gregg Braden, who contends that our society is being negatively influenced by an outdated understanding of the evolutionary model, due to the fact that it does not account for the significant progress humans have made by employing a collaborative, rather than a distinctly competitive approach to each other.
This article examines some of the take-aways from the science and spirituality conference in Vancouver, Canada in June of 2018.
This article examines the work of Dr Esther Perel, who contends that we can learn much about marriages from looking at affairs.
How can we get unstuck from a problematic behaviour? This article looks at a technique pioneered by author Mel Robbins called the five-second rule for behaviour change.
Research shows that approximately 75 per cent of young transgender adults have been clinically depressed, around 80 per cent have self-harmed and about half have attempted suicide. This article explores some of the scientific literature surrounding transgenderism.
Some of the most important messages about mental health are simple optimistic messages. This article explores the role of the media in perpetuating a positive environment for our community, as well as how a pessimistic outlook has been perpetuated by pharmaceutical companies in order to gain financially.
This article outlines the contribution that Geelong is making to the wellbeing of hundreds of millions of people across the world led by Geelong Grammar’s pioneering of the positive education movement within Australia and beyond.
This article examines a number of instances of bullying by political leaders in Australia and beyond and how we can instead take a respectful approach to those around us.
This article examines the work of Canadian Psychology Professor, Dr Jordan Peterson, who has had a rapid rise to prominence following his opposition of the Canadian Government’s legislative order to address transgendered people by their preferred pronoun, which, to Dr Peterson, represented an attempt by the state to control how individuals think.