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2019 Masterclasses at Kristin

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The Book of Knowing. Know how you think, change how you feel. Presented by Gwendoline Smith - author of 'The Book of Knowing'.

Have you ever wondered why you don’t seem to have any control over your feelings? How they can turn up and whack you in the back of the head when you thought you were having a reasonable sort of day?

Learn to understand the way you think, and you will create resilience and be able to deal with many of the unnecessary anxieties of life. Psychologist Gwendoline Smith uses her broad scientific knowledge and experience to explain in clear and simple language what's going on when you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and confused. Based on the school of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, it is scientific and logic-based, but also straight-forward and practical.

Gwendoline Smith BSocSci, MSocSci(Hons), DipClinPsych is a clinical psychologist, speaker, blogger and the author of the books Depression Explained and Sharing the Load. During her long career she has been a regular speaker on mental health for television and radio, including Good Morning, Newstalk ZB, and as a columnist for the New Zealand Woman’s Weekly. She lives in Auckland and works closely with the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education to provide guidance to school counsellors.


Don't Worry About The Robots – Presented by Dr Jo Cribb and David Glover

Dr. Jo Cribb and David Glover, former CEOs who have launched successful portfolio careers, will share insights from their own experiences plus those of an impressive range of successful business leaders who are all actively thinking about the future of work.

The aim of the Masterclass will be not to strike fear (there are NOT plane-loads of robots traveling here to take our jobs) but instead encourage the audience to explore what is happening around them, especially in their own industries, and create a plan forward for themselves as well as challenging their assumptions about work and careers so they can better engage and support their children now and in the future. The message is the future is bright, as long as we design it that way.

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