Counselling Cafe

  • Rising after the fall

    May 10, 14 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : Comments Off

    So many times we have found ourselves in shame and guilt all because we have failed or made one mistake after another. However, a favourite song by gospel singer Donnie Mcklurkin keeps me going...

  • Becoming an asset

    Mar 23, 14 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : Comments Off

    When we apply for a job we plan to be the best we can and bring out our best for the organisations we work for. The first few months and early years are always a success, but as the years go by, we...

  • Changing lifestyles for health

    Feb 23, 14 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : Comments Off

    When US First Lady Michelle Obama started a campaign against obesity in the United States, many of us living in Malawi thought it was an issue that was irrelevant to our society. That most of our...

  • Learning from an educationist

    Feb 2, 14 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : 1 Comment

    Two years ago I had the privilege to interview one of Malawi’s female medical doctors Linda Kalirani Phiri who also happened to be a former schoolmate at Stella Maris Secondary School in the...

  • Taming salon talk

    Jan 12, 14 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : Comments Off

    Have you ever been in contact with people who always want to act as if they know everything. Some people would call such people the know it all. But I believe such people’s behaviour becomes...

  • How to pick yourself after failing

    Dec 29, 13 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : Comments Off

    So you have failed, but how do you pick yourself up and avoid all the embarrassment and shame? Remember that whatever happened, it is always better to be optimistic, get up and move on rather than...

  • Rising after the fall

    Dec 22, 13 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : Comments Off

    So many times we have found ourselves in shame and guilt all because we have failed or made one mistake after another. However, a favourite song by gospel singer Donnie McCklurkin keeps me going...

  • Navigation blues?

    Dec 1, 13 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : Comments Off

    “When you go down the road, just go down and on the right you will see a black gate,”—that was my son’s friend giving me directions to his home. Apparently, he is having a birthday party and...

  • In recognition of ASD

    Nov 24, 13 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : Comments Off

    For many people, the word autism would not sound a bell. Those who have some amount of curiosity might have read or heard of the word autism somewhere. However, the reason I bring this matter to...

  • Nip bullying in the bud

    Nov 17, 13 • Counselling Cafe • Written by : Comments Off

    This column has covered the issue of bullying in different forms; childhood bullying, office bullying or cyber bullying. Whether we want to accept it or not bullying is a bad practice in every...