Archives for September 2019

You Can’t Please Everyone

The other day I was running a Chair Chi session at an aged care centre and, as we started, a volunteer worker wheeled in a resident. The resident took one look at me and yelled, ‘Get me out of here.! I don’t want to be here – he’s mad!’ The volunteer worker looked embarrassed but […]

Understanding Pain

A short and interesting cartoon clip on understanding pain. It offers tips on dealing with pain and describes the role the brain plays in pain. Covers various types of pain including chronic pain. I like the comment ‘it comes from the brain and it can be retrained’ in relation to dealing with pain. A handy […]

Strategies for Effective Behavioural Intervention

A short clip by Greg Foster that has handy tips on how to handle difficult behaviours. As I work in schools, aged care and the sports arena they are certainly handy tips to keep in mind when dealing with difficult behaviours. The clip includes ‘strategies for effective behavioural intervention’. Teachers or carers of children or […]