This frightens me…

Going back in time, I remember when I was slowly starting to become aware of how some groups of people are treated versus others in our world, it puzzled me, but it also intrigued me. I wanted to know more and to learn more. I had respect for those who I thought had all our […]

The questions I have been frequently asked :

One: Dr. Scheepers, can I say “Elisabeth”? Yes, no problem. In writing, when it is a more formal letter, please use my title, and otherwise, Elisabeth is perfect. If I have the choice between Ms., Mrs. (really?,) and Dr., I prefer the latter for more than one reason 😉. (My name is with an s […]

Defensiveness

Defensiveness and how it destroys relationships (not a quick read) There are many ways to tackle the topic of defensiveness. There are multiple layers to dismantle and all components can be individually analyzed.  The topic is fascinating to many people and for those who have a professional interest in psychology. The information is essential for […]

TRUE COURAGE

Inspired by a speech from President Barack Obama Obama provided three pieces of advice to the graduates of high schools of 2020. You can obtain the full transcript on cnn.com (dated May 17th, 2020). I read the transcript of the speech given by Barack Obama to the graduating HS students of the class of 2020, […]

Too much information

Many of us feel at times overflooded with information. On a regular day, all of us are exposed to the news in the paper, on our phones, or on television. Social media have got us in their grip. Apart from the necessary social interaction and exchange of pleasantries, it is a time-consuming activity offering entertainment […]