Dr Neil Schultz

Am I Part of the Problem?

When people argue, it is easy to just blame the other person.  This view can make it very difficult to solve problems.  Instead, you will begin to see people become increasingly opposed to each other and each other’s position.  The problem becomes insoluble, and it just gets worse from there.  Solutions are available though, but it all starts with looking at yourself.

Read More »
Dr Neil Schultz

Not Sure If You Can Calm An Angry Colleague? You can.

We all come across someone who is angry from time to time, especially at work.  However, you can help to calm an angry colleague.  It helps you for them to be calmer, but importantly, it helps them to cope better with not only the current situation, but also future situations too…

Read More »
Dr Neil Schultz

Re-framing is a Powerful Tool Anyone Can Use.

Do you know what reframing is and how to use it?  Reframing is often used by psychologists as a powerful tool to help people see a different perspective to an obstruction allowing them to take a different route to get around a cognitive roadblock.  However, it has utility outside the therapeutic office, you can, and should think about using reframing too…

Read More »
Dr Neil Schultz

Feeling Stressed But Staying Calm… Until You’re Not

Most people are able to tolerate a certain about of stress.  This is normal and desirable.  However, if, as often happens, you don’t acknowledge the stress you are experiencing, a threshold can be crossed with only a minor incident and create what seems like an over reaction to a trivial event.  This explains why…

Read More »
Dr Neil Schultz

Why Is It So Hard To Deal With Idiots?

Sometimes, it can be so frustrating working with and dealing with people who just don’t seem to get it.  In these situations it is common for people to complain that the people are ‘idiots’.  This is not the correct term – it is very derogatory – but there is often something going on, and it helps to understand what it is… 

Read More »
Dr Neil Schultz

Why Do People Get Angry Over Nothing?

Have you ever noticed that when you deal with people they get angry over trivial issues?  It is actually common, and you have probably seen it in your professional and your personal life.  It might have even been you who got angry.  But why does it happen and what can you do about it?  Let’s find out…

Read More »