Nicci Attfield

Nicci Attfield

I am a freelance writer focusing on psychology and mental health, ecopsychology, identity, social justice and parenting. I love coffee, books and rainy afternoons.

If you meet Buddha on the road, kill him

1 Feb 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Nicciat

Sheldon Kopp’s book, If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him! Was one of my favourite books for a very long time. It looks at modern day stories and combines them with therapeutic journeys in a most intriguing way. Ultimately though, he shares t...

Manager or menace - dealing with bullying in the workplace

31 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Nicciat

A couple of years ago, one of my friends was in a very difficult work situation. She had problems with a co-worker who was critical. She laid a complaint against this lady, and the company called a mediator. There was no resolution. This was because...

Diversity is not just common sense

31 Jan 2021 4 minute read 1 comment Nicciat

  Why do diversity practitioners speak about common sense as problematic? Have you ever wondered why diversity practitioners speak about 'common sense' as problematic? What would it mean to question common sense and why would it be helpful? Surely, i...