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BRAVING Trust… A is for Accountable

We’ve been working our way through sociologist and thought leader, Dr. Brene Brown’s acronym in her teaching on the Anatomy of Trust: B-R-A-V-I-N-G.   Trust is vital for team engagement and effectiveness. Trust is vital… Read More

Braving Trust… R is for Reliable

Sociologist and thought leader, Dr. Brene Brown has developed a helpful acronym in her teaching on the Anatomy of Trust: B-R-A-V-I-N-G. When working to build trust in relationships, or repair a relationship where trust has been… Read More

BRAVING Trust… B is for Boundaries

Sociologist and thought leader, Dr. Brene Brown has developed a helpful acronym in her teaching on the Anatomy of Trust: B-R-A-V-I-N-G. I invite you to join me for the next few months as we unpack… Read More

Breathing Deep…..Member Care

Member Care ˈmembər/ noun: 
a person … belonging to a particular group. ker/ verb: feel concern or interest; attach importance to something. What is it? We are members… of the Asia Pacific Church of the… Read More

Breathing Deep… Trust

trust \ˈtrəst\ noun: firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. verb: believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. What is it? Well, for starters,… Read More

Online Addiction – Digital Cocaine – It’s No Game!

Regional Announcement:  Across the globe, psychologists are recognizing a trend... screen addiction!  With the wave of technology sweeping the world, many have been unprepared for the hidden consequences of exposure to so much technology -… Read More

Breathing Deep… Burnout

Burn-out \ˈbərn-ˌau̇t\ noun the condition of someone who has become very physically and emotionally tired after doing a difficult job for a long time the time when a jet or rocket engine stops working because there… Read More

How Stress Can Lower Your Cultural Intelligence

Feature: Below is a great read for our mission team members from Asia-Pacific and all over the world! In this article from Cultural Intelligence Center, David Livermore, PhD, discusses how working with people from differing backgrounds… Read More

Breathing Deep… Listen

lis·tenˈlis(ə)n/ verb give one's attention to a sound. make an effort to hear something; be alert and ready to hear something. What is it? I’ve heard that in Chinese, “to listen” is expressed using the characters… Read More

Breathing Deep- Stress 102 (Part 2)

Stress 102 (part 2) stres/noun: the physiological response to a perceived threat or demand. Last time, Stress 101, we explored Stress: What is it? and Why Does It Matter? Read: Breathing Deep- Stress 101 (Part 1) Now,… Read More