About Dr Russ Harris

Psychotherapist, Trainer, Author

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Being Right – Part 2

So, how can you tell if you’re too caught up in ‘being right’? Well, indicators may include: A lot of judging and criticising others, feeling superior or looking down on others, intolerance, condescension, smugness, refusing to back down…

Being Right – Part 1

“There are two cardinal sins: Looking good and being right”.

I love this quote from my mentor, Steve Hayes. In a later blog we’ll cover ‘looking good’ but for now, we’re going to focus on ‘being right’.

No Worries?? Really??

I give workshops all around the world and in every country I visit they have some version of the phrase “No worries”.

In my homeland, Australia, “No worries” is virtually a national catchphrase. It’s incredibly rare to have a conversation without someone saying it…

Rebuilding Trust

If we have been badly hurt, threatened, betrayed, cheated, deceived or abused by others, often we find it hard to trust again. This especially likely if the people that did this to us were close friends or family members, or someone in a high trust…