Positive Psychology can be counter productive

Positive Psychology can be counter productive

When a person is going through a crisis or a hard time. It is extremely important to not avoid or deny the crisis reactions that surface. In fact, people who don’t allow themselves to feel what they actually are feeling are often those who get stuck in their crisis....
Who do we empower?

Who do we empower?

More and more I’ve been thinking of the word empowerment. What does that mean? To me it must mean that I use my competencies, energy and zeal to evoke strength, self-confidence and self-esteem in others. I’m 57 years old now. I’m looking back at so many years of...
Enabling is NOT loving!

Enabling is NOT loving!

My name is Ulf Lidman. My biggest desire is to make people crisis competent. Intro video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kN2oWEi2ZBY&feature=youtu.be crisiscompetence.com can be followed through: crisiscompetence.com website: Blog Linked In:...
A tricky situation

A tricky situation

A manager contacted me about a delicate situation. This is a work place where people are not able to work from home. Several of the employees have been directly affected by Covid-19. Relatives who have died and others who have been hospitalized. They know first-hand...
Feeling sorry for people is not helping.

Feeling sorry for people is not helping.

I’ve encountered a lot of people throughout the years who were victims of horrible situations. When you hear someone’s heart wrenching story and you’re being touched, it is important to not get stuck in that feeling. Yesterday I received an e-mail from a young man....

Positive Psychology can be counter productive