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World Mental Health Day

This Sunday is World Mental Health Day and I will be giving a free talk on understanding mental health in COVID times and looking at coping strategies.

Join us at Marketplace by SOS on Sunday 10th October for the first in our Wellbeing Workshops, to raise awareness of World Mental Health Day and meet with resident counsellor Romi Grossberg.

To mark the event Romi will be sharing simple take-home tools we can all do for ourselves to keep our family, friends and community safe and emotionally healthy.

COVID has been really tough for many and has increased our levels of stress, uncertainty, depression and anxiety.  The greater the number in the community who understand the impact of mental health and with the skills to relieve some of these emotions, the more we can support and help each other from things like ‘collective anxiety’ or ‘contagious anxiety’.  So let’s come together, learn together and support together.

We’ll be providing complimentary tea and homemade cupcakes donated by the lovely Moran.

Only 20 spots available.  So register early to save your seat.

Date:  Sunday 10th October

Time:  10:30am – 12:30pm (includes morning tea break)

Location: Marketplace by SOS, behind the Buffalo Steakhouse (Chaweng Ring Road).

Cost:  This event is free to attend, but a small donation on the day to Sisters on Samui would be appreciated.

 

More Info and Registration here.

Positive Emotional Health & Well-Being

The ‘Positive Emotional Health and Well-Being’ online course aims to support you to live a socially, emotionally and mentally healthy life. It covers a range of topics over six videos offering practical and actionable tools and techniques to help you step forward and lead a confident, empowered and balanced life.

1. Free Your Mind

2. Letting go

3. Breaking Free of Negative Thoughts

4. Intuitive Decision-Making: Making choices that are right for you

5. Perfectionism, Success and Failure

6. Combatting Anxiety

Also check out my course on Effective Communication.

Learning to Breathe

Have you ever stopped to notice your breath before?

When you get a fright, you inhale and hold your breath. When you get anxious, you take short breaths, not quite big enough to actually fill your lungs and body full of oxygen. When you’re in pain you probably exhale hard but don’t really remember to inhale.

Can you see some patterns relating to the breath? Can you see how important the breath is to control and keep us calm? You don’t in fact have to do anything to exhale, to breathe out, that happens naturally. What we need to concentrate on is the inhalation – the breathing in of oxygen because our body (including our brain) needs it. It sounds obvious and you’re probably thinking, “I breathe all day”, but do you really?

Do you take nice long deep breaths that truly reach your belly and truly open your chest and fill your lungs? If you do, then you’ll be feeling completely relaxed all the time.

Let’s stop here and try.

Lie on the floor if you can, or sit up straight. Put your hand on your belly and breathe in through your nose. Breathe into your belly until it is big, until you feel it expand and your hand rise with it (you may have learned this in a yoga class). Exhale gently through your mouth and let out a long sigh. When you exhale you should feel your hand on your belly drop as the air comes out. Breathe all the way out until you literally can’t exhale any more.

This video will help show you to how to take this deep breath.

https://youtu.be/1iVGYfp8Caw

Now that you know how, let’s add colours to the breath. Think of a colour that you like that makes you feel calm and happy.  Next, close your eyes and picture breathing in fresh oxygen and positive thoughts in this calm, beautiful colour full of love and happiness, all the way until your belly is big. When you exhale, breathe out all your negative thoughts, sadness and bad energy in a dirtier colour of brown or grey or whatever colour it is for you. Inhale love and all the beauty in your life and exhale what you don’t want or need. Try this a few more times.

If you are taking long, deep breaths now, can you feel how much space you actually have inside? More than you realised? Now that is a full breath!

It is not always simple and it does not come easily to everyone. I actually ended up having lessons in how to do this, because I felt like I couldn’t. I found it very stressful and scary to think that I didn’t know how to take a full deep breath until I learned and practiced. As with anything, practice is the key. Once you feel comfortable you can start using this type of breath whenever you feel you need it.

If you have had a stressful day, if you come home upset, if you have an exam coming up or have had a fight with someone, then lie down somewhere quiet and breathe. Start with one or two minutes and work your way up to five or more.

Using this breath when you are upset, angry or confused will help you calm down and bring focus and clarity. To take it one step further, here is another little trick. Before you lay down to practice your breathing, grab a pen and paper and write down whatever is on your mind. Write without trying to understand it all yet, just write all your thoughts or frustrations. This will help clear the chaos of the mind. Then breathe. Practice the breath you just learnt. This combination really helps clear the mind and bring calm.

Step 1:

Write

Step 2:

Breathe.

If nothing else then every night when you jump into bed, take at least three of these deep full breaths. You will feel more calm, and ready for sleep. I still do this every night.

* This breathing technique is part of my book The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens and is taught in class rooms as well as individually. 

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Romi Grossberg - Author, Counsellor & Public Speaker

Personal Development

Personal Development to lead a socially, emotionally, mentally and spiritually balanced healthy life.

Transformational Growth –  Learn practical and powerful new tools to get back in charge of your life in a meaningful way.

Personal development is a lifelong process. There is no one course or one fix that equals, “I am there, I have finished.” It is a matter of taking one thing at a time, one topic, one desire, one “ooh I wish I could do that” or “I’d love to learn that skill” and then following through.

I see Personal Development as a way to lead a more socially, emotionally, mentally and spiritually balanced and healthier life. I offer this through my ONLINE SCHOOL and IN-PERSON workshops.

My two main focus areas of development are: 1. Mental Health. 2. Soft Skills.

  1. Mental Health: Understanding anxiety, depression, negative thought patterns and behaviours, how we think, listen, respond, behave and make decisions.
  2. Soft Skills: There are many soft skills including self-enquiry, self-awareness, verbal and non-verbal communication, boundary setting, stress management and burnout, work-life balance, problem-solving, adaptability, managing emotions, creative thinking, creative writing, value systems, conflict resolution, self-care, integration, mindfulness, goal setting, empathy, trust and more.

*The connection between mental health and soft skills is clear and many of these skills could easily fall in both baskets.

In-Person Workshops

Keep an eye out on my website and social media for any upcoming workshops and courses in personal development and professional development. Right now (in 2022) they will be held locally in Thailand. Feel free to get in touch if you would like a bespoke workshop in your area.

PLUS:

  • Free Youtube videos and content will be updated on my YT channel and website.
  • Individual adult, teen, couples counselling is available in-person or online through my counselling page.

Online Courses

The ROMI GROSSBERG ONLINE SCHOOL offers a range of personal development courses including mental health, emotional well-being and soft skill learnings. You will find Communication in Relationships courses, Positive Emotional Health & Well-Being courses and a range of packages. Each course has short bitesize practical and easy to digest videos on one topic at a time. And the great thing is, you can do it from home at your own pace.

If you are a teenager, a parent or an educator interested in personal development for adolescents, I lead workshops and bespoke courses for teenagers in schools or community groups from my book The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens, in the following topics:

Introduction to Emotional Intelligence · Values · Empathy · Identity – Different versions of Self · Communication skills / Tone of Voice · Choices · Breath/Meditations · Anxiety · Success & Failure · Unconditional self-love · Negative Thoughts · Creating Positive Affirmations · Understanding Sadness v Happiness · Depression · What is friendship? · What kind of friend are you? · Jealousy & Envy · Bullies / Bully Check-in · Acts of kindness · Apologies · Compliments · What is family? · Resolving arguments · My home · Divorce · 5 Stages of grief/loss.

If you are a teacher or educator looking for Professional development in the above or other topics, please head to my Professional Development page.

In-Person Courses & Workshops



How to Manage Stress and Burnout

Thrilled to be invited by founder of Alt_Chiang Mai - John Ho…

Tell Me I Am Not Crazy!

We have all had these moments of anxiety or negative thoughts but where do they come from? And more importantly, what can we do about them?

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life, 2022

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life - The interconnectedness between thoughts, words, tone of voice, body language and the way we feel.

The Simple Art of Living, 2022

Join Romi Grossberg and Mantra Resort Samui for their latest Retreat offering - The Simple Art of Living.

Writing from The Source, 2022

Discover through the pen how to get aligned, clear and able to express yourself. Develop skills in identifying where in your body you think and feel from – your head, your heart or your gut. Join me in this workshop.

Writing from The Source, 2022

The perfect way to start the new year; Getting aligned, clear and able to express yourself and your desires.
Learn how to tune out judgement and your noisy, monkey mind to listen to your body.

The Covid Impact on Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being, 2022

After almost 2 years of uncertainty, isolation & fluctuating restrictions, it is no wonder many of us are feeling more stressed, anxious, depressed or just out of sorts. Join me for a talk on mental health and learn what we can all do for ourselves and our communities.

Mental Health & Self-Care Professional Development Training, 2022.

Full-day Mental Health and Self-Care training at NGO Help without Frontiers, Mae Sot town, Tak province (border with Myanmar).

Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being during Covid, 2021

After 18 months of uncertainty, isolation and fluctuating restrictions, it is no wonder many of us are feeling more stressed, anxious, depressed or just out of sorts. You can also watch the recording here.

Somatic Therapy, Interview on aftercare practise, 2021

Upcoming Somatic Therapy online course with Chinese Medicine Doctor Jim Spears interviews Romi Grossberg - Holistic Counsellor.

Writing from The Source, 2021.

The perfect way to start the new year; getting aligned, clear and able to express your desires.
Learn how to tune out your noisy, monkey mind and listen to your body.
Come back to your true self; your tapped or untapped emotions and creativity.

Professional Development Teacher Training, 2020.

Professional Development Teacher Training on understanding and identifying mental health and emotional well-being in adolescence.

The Key – What I can control v.’s What I cannot control, 2019.

Workshop from my book 'The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens' with 11-12 year olds on 'What I Can control v.'s What I cannot control.'

The Key – Who Am I? 2019.

A workshop for teenagers - learning self awareness strategies to answer the question Who Am I? Based on the activities from my book 'The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens.'

The Key – ‘Choices,’ 2019.

Workshops with teenagers on healthy decision-making skills and self esteem. Content and activities from my book 'The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens.'

Practical Social Emotional & Mental Health Tools for Teens. Hong Kong, 2019.

Adolescence is the developmental stage of identity – Who am I and where do I fit in the world. In this 90-minute workshop for Teachers and Educators, participants will learn through experience the various tools and practical coping strategies their students need in order to thrive emotionally, socially and mentally.

A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens. ‘The Key’ – Unlocked. Hong Kong, 2019.

In this one-hour workshop for Teachers and Educators, participants will be guided through the contents of ‘The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens,’ a comprehensive emotional and mental health guidebook that can be taught as a curriculum or used as a resource for teachers, counsellors, parents and teenagers.

Bridging the Gap between the Head, Heart and Gut in Creative Writing, Macau, 2019.

November Workshop in Macau: Writing is a battle between only you and yourself. Sometimes you get stuck and sometimes you are in your flow. Understanding where in your body you write from and how your mind works best can unlock these blocks and help find flow more easily.

Communication in Relationships. Thailand, 2019.

Weekly talk on: Communication with self and communication with others - partner, siblings, parents, children, friends.

Implementing Integration. Thailand, 2019.

Turning an 'experience' in to a lifestyle or behaviour change through learning a simple integration process.

‘Home’ workshop for teens, Romania, 2019.

In this two-hour workshop we will explore the concept of 'Home'…

Free YourSelf in: ‘Writing from The Source, Letters to Your Soul,’ Romania, 2019.

Two evenings with Romi in Timisoara, Romania.
Unite breath with writing therapy, visualisations & discussions whilst learning practical and grounding tools & techniques to thrive in life.

Free YourSelf in: ‘Writing from The Source, Letters to Your Soul,’ UK, 2019.

A Unique Half-Day Workshop with Romi in Hove, East Sussex.
Unite breath with writing therapy, visualisations & discussions whilst learning practical and grounding tools & techniques to thrive in life.

Hang out with Romi … and learn stuff. Thailand, 2019.

Every year I join the incredible yogini Anna Sugarman in Samui…
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Romi Grossberg - Author, Counsellor & Public Speaker

Professional Development

Professional Development is an opportunity to expand your professional knowledge, capabilities and confidence.

In the current climate, Professional Development (PD) in mental & emotional health and well-being has never been more important.

I am passionate about professional development in schools, companies and not-for-profit organisations and believe that making time to be the student again is humbling and a beneficial, necessary experience for all.

My focus areas are mental health, emotional health, communication, social-emotional learning and self-care practices. I also work with ‘soft skills’ – the things we are ‘meant’ to know but rarely actually learn – Emotional intelligence, personal growth, openness, empathy, attitude, ethics, belief systems and active listening.

For organisations and schools:

Self-care: Understanding self-care · Useful stress v. harmful stress · Creating work-life balance · Resilience · Empathy · How to switch off · Meditation made easy · Things you can do today.

A solution-focused training on the essentials of self-care practice. Participants will leave with a range of practical and realistic step-by-step skills for professional and personal daily life.

Communication: Communication techniques · Tone of voice · Body language · Conflict resolution· Empathy.

Communication is 7% verbal, 38% tone and 55% body language. On the phone and online communication is 18% verbal and 82% tone.

This training provides a framework in which to understand the fundamentals of communication and learn effective tools to enhance your personal and professional capabilities.

Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being: Creating work-life balance · Resilience · Self-care · Mindfulness · Understanding of Self · Anxiety · Depression.

This training provides participants with a step-by-step guide to greater self-awareness and self-enquiry, how to self-soothe and create personalised self-care practices. Participants will gain knowledge in identifying, understanding and learning useful strategies for depression, negative thoughts and anxiety in themselves, colleagues, family and friends.

Specifically for Schools:

Mental Health for Educators (for adolescents 12+): Psychosocial development of adolescence · Adolescent identity · What is important to ‘them’ v what is important to ‘you’ · Understanding mental health · Anxiety and Depression – What to look for, what you can do and when to get help · Understanding friendships from their perspective · Language (choice of words), tone and body language.

This workshop is designed for educators to feel better prepared to handle the increase in mental health issues of their students, learn strategies and gain confidence to assist. Educators will gain the tools to increase their professional capabilities by understanding the psychosocial development of their adolescent students with step-by-step strategies in different areas of mental health and emotional well-being.

Resource: The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens.

Emotional Intelligence for Educators of Teenagers: Bespoke training from ‘The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens’ resource. This training will be customised depending on the students’ needs as identified by the teachers or school. Topic from this resource are listed below.

The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens: Introduction to Emotional Intelligence · Values · Empathy · Identity – Different versions of Self · Communication skills / Tone of Voice · Choices · Breath/Meditations · Anxiety · Success & Failure · Unconditional self-love · Negative Thoughts · Creating Positive Affirmations · Understanding Sadness v Happiness · Depression · What is friendship? · What kind of friend are you? · Jealousy & Envy · Bullies / Bully Check-in · Acts of kindness · Apologies · Compliments · What is family? · Resolving arguments · My home · Divorce · 5 Stages of grief/loss.

The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens is a guidebook for teenagers, teachers, educators, parents and a resource for school counsellors. See The Key Here.

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What People Say


“You have a great way of making difficult topics seem easy.”

“Thank you for teaching the many tips and skills to communicate effectively, I had no idea there was so much to learn.”

“Two-hours flew by! Thank you for making this mental health workshop so engaging.”

“The exercises were a great help to appreciate how students may feel themselves.”

“I love your resource ‘The Key’ and learning how I can utilise those topics when working with students.”

“My confidence and understanding of anxiety and depression has increased and now I feel calm and confident to assist those in need.”

“I have a much greater understanding of self-care practices and work-life balance. It feels simple now that I have the tools.”

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Teaching ‘The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens’ to 200 students!

Teaching 200 students 'The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens' - a guidebook on mental health, emotional health and social health.
20 January 2020/by Romi Grossberg

The Recovery Village, US

Sharing information from other organisations and networks about teen mental health. This one is from The Recovery Village, US.
14 December 2019/by Romi Grossberg

‘Teen Mental Health,’ Medium

In psychology terms, adolescence is the developmental stage of identity. Who am I? It is a powerful thing to begin to answer that question as a teen. How many adults can truly answer it?
26 September 2019/by Romi Grossberg

Cultures of Thinking Conference 2019 (& radio podcast interview)

This week I presented at The 7th Annual Cultures of Thinking Conference by way of a 90-minute workshop.
23 August 2019/by Romi Grossberg

Workshopping with teens in Romania

I was invited by my Romanian friend and colleague Ema to run…
1 July 2019/by Romi Grossberg

Is Perfectionism getting in the way?

If perfectionism gets in the way of you completing tasks, whether it be a project, sending off a manuscript, finishing a piece or art work or anything else, then check out my take on perfectionism... and rainbows.
3 April 2019/by Romi Grossberg

Asia Pacific Writers Conference, Indonesia.

I was on a panel as part of the 3-day Asia Pacific Writers and Translators 10th anniversary conference.
30 October 2017/by Romi Grossberg

Holistic Counselling

Holistic Counselling looks at all of you. It recognises that people are not one-dimensional and that all the different parts that make up a person need to be factored in, to be able to fully understand the person. Holistic Counselling looks at mind, body and spirit.
29 September 2017/by Romi Grossberg

Tips for Journalling

A short four video series to help you journal. For those who have never journalled, have stopped somewhere along your life journey, or are just curious to hear more.
29 September 2017/by Romi Grossberg

THE KEY: Hear what the students had to say

Teaching TEENAGERS about EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE is no easy task, but I was up for the challenge.
17 August 2017/by Romi Grossberg

Bitter Sweet

I finally made it to the Maccabiah Games in Israel but it feels bitter sweet.
16 July 2017/by Romi Grossberg

What’s Your Dream?

Do you have a dream? Have you told someone about it?
24 April 2017/by Romi Grossberg

Learning to Breathe

Have you ever stopped to notice your breath before?
When…
31 March 2017/by Romi Grossberg

Tears in Phnom Penh

I never know when the tears will come but I know they are there.
14 January 2017/by Romi Grossberg

Asia Pacific Writers Conference, Manila.

‘APWT is the largest, longest running, functioning literary network I know of in South East Asia and the Pacific’.
30 October 2016/by Romi Grossberg

“One day I just let go…“

I love what I do!
Last month I held my 'Writing from The…
14 October 2016/by Romi Grossberg

I am a Writer not a Hooper

I often thought if I had I joined in years ago at our weekly hoopjam instead of watching, drinking coffee, juggling, socialising and dancing, maybe I could be good too.
9 September 2016/by Romi Grossberg

Australia – you amaze me!

I planned a 3 week trip to Melbourne as an International guest…
18 July 2016/by Romi Grossberg

My Book Launch

The week after I landed back in Thailand, the Tea Temple threw me the most beautiful book launch party.
3 July 2016/by Romi Grossberg

My amazing trip to Samui

Once again I was invited by the amazing Anna Sugarman to host my 'Writing From The Source' workshop at her yoga teacher training in Bo Phut.
1 July 2016/by Romi Grossberg

Melbourne events in May

I have finally landed in sunny Melbourne (yes the sun is actually…
16 May 2016/by Romi Grossberg

The Bliss Festival

If there is a better way to end the year than the Bliss…
1 January 2016/by Romi Grossberg

‘Stand Up’ Workshop

When the amazing International spoken word artist Fleassy Malay…
8 September 2015/by Romi Grossberg

‘Climbing the Walls,’ Griffith Review

Last year there was a call for submissions for the best new writers in Asia under 40.
11 August 2015/by Romi Grossberg
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Author, Holistic Counsellor, Writing Therapist, Professional Development & Public Speaker.



– Holistic Counsellor sessions – Individuals/couples.

– Professional Development trainings.

– Personal Development workshops.

– Romi Grossberg Online School.

– Mentor of writers and want-to-be writers.

– Public Speaking.


“Do what You Love and the Rest will Come.”


I have been called a gypsy, a nomad, a hippy, a fairy, a bookworm, a rebel, sporty-spice, crossword junkie and the ‘grass-is-greener’ girl.



Maybe I was all of these things.

I

have also been a sports teacher and a photographer before working as a Holistic Counsellor. I’m a qualified social worker, a mental health specialist, a drug and alcohol counsellor, a public speaker and a traveller. I was one of those people who was always searching, though I never knew what I was looking for… until now. Living in South East Asia since March 2010, I feel that I have found… well, that I am found. 

Today I practice Holistic Counselling – because ‘holistic’ includes the ‘all of you’ and as unique individuals we need to recognise that our cultural, family, religious, spiritual and societal upbringing influences different aspects of us: the way we think, react, respond, feel and understand the world. My holistic counselling sessions are forward thinking, looking at where are you now? Where are you trying to get to? What is in the way? And how can we make the path clear and easy? 

As a Holistic Counsellor I may incorporate various types of therapeutic tools such as talk therapy, writing therapy, mindfulness techniques and breath work. I always promise to give you practical and grounded guidance with real life tools and techniques to take away. I work with mental health, emotional health, decision-making and trust, career advice, relationship advice, communication skills, societal issues and more, helping you find your voice and trust yourself.

Writing Mentorship: A journal writer since 1984, I write with ease and flow and teach others how to do the same. I teach self-expression, journaling and flow writing in both group and private sessions. I teach people how to get out of their head, connect with their body, get in touch with their source – their gut, the centre of all emotions. I even invented a word for it in 2015 – gutism.

I work with authors, writers and want-to-be writers at any stage of writing from the brainstorming stage right through – I give advice, tips, tools and techniques (not editing) of books, scripts or writing therapy and journalling. Writing for me is about understanding the process between the head, heart and gut. Writers block is when those three are in conflict.

Professional Development: After first publishing ‘The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens’ in 2017, I started being asked to run PD in schools. Rather than me physically going to each classroom to teach mental health, emotional health and the soft skills so badly needed by teenagers, I could educate the staff who work with these teens on a daily basis. I speak at schools and at education conferences. I had already been running similar workshops internationally since 2013 so it wasn’t a far stretch. I now also facilitate PD in different areas of mental health, wellbeing and self-care for organisations, companies and Non-Government Organisations (NGO’s).




I have been a volunteer worker since before I probably knew what it meant. It just seemed natural to want to help those less fortunate.

I have volunteered in Israel, Vietnam, India, Cambodia and Australia. I have been a carer in disability homes, an art teacher, a sports manager, a teacher at isolated schools for migrant children, a life skills coach for street kids and a community development worker for the World Health Organization (W.H.O.).

In 2010 I became the Manager of Tiny Toones Cambodia and my whole world changed. My heart got broken in to a thousand pieces and put back together over and over by the slum’s most precious street kids. I sat by their side through drug addiction, family violence, pain, recovery, relapse, slavery, corruption and poverty. They, ‘my kids’ taught me about unconditional love, respect, honour, determination and friendship. They taught me about family when they chose me as their mum, aunty and big sister.

“You should be a writer,” I kept hearing from friends and colleagues. I was a story-teller, definitely. I loved public speaking and have travelled on stages across Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Singapore and even the first ever Tedx Phnom Penh in 2011 and interviewed in newspapers, radio and television including the highly-regarded ABC Australia Network with journalist Kate Arnott.

In November 2012 I went to Laos for my first writers retreat purely because it felt right – even though I was broke and terrified. I don’t remember making any decisions since. Things just happened. Do what you love and the rest will come. I met incredible authors who became mentors and I fell madly in love with the pen. Eventually, I tore myself away from my beloved Cambodian family and moved to a small island in southern Thailand to focus on writing. This is when I truly felt I could call myself an author.

On this new island home, I was asked “Aren’t you a counsellor?” and soon I had a job too. Do what you love and the rest will come. 

Now I sit in my office (by that I mean on my balcony) looking out into the jungle, writing and editing. Going to work as a counsellor is only a hop, skip and jump over the hill. Life is beautiful.

Do you what you love …

and the rest will come.

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Romi Grossberg - Author, Counsellor & Public Speaker

Author, Counsellor & Public Speaker

Do what you Love …
and the Rest will Come

Romi Grossberg Author Counsellor TEDx presenter Writing Therapist Public Speaker Social Emotional Educator


Romi Grossberg is passionate about sharing her knowledge and skills to empower all humans to lead a socially, emotionally and mentally health life.



Romi works in Holistic Counselling, Writing Therapy, Mindfulness, Professional Development, Workshops and Retreats.


Author of ‘The 5-Minute Guide to Emotional Intelligence’ and ‘The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens’, Romi Grossberg has been published in numerous forums such as The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, Elephant Journal and Griffith Review.

Romi is a TEDx presenter and international public speaker.

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  • The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens

    They Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens addresses the many obstacles and difficulties adolescence face in emotional and mental health and provides them with practical and real-life steps toward greater health and confidence.

    The Key is an interactive guidebook including videos, activities, writing and discussion points. A great resource for teachers, teen counsellors and parents as well as Professional Development in schools.

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  • The 5-Minute Guide to Emotional Intelligence book – Your Journey, Your Journal

    Emotional Intelligence improves self-awareness, leads to more meaningful relationships and overall increases your emotional well-being. Buy the book here.

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Welcome to the Romi Grossberg Online School where you can choose from the following courses and packages. Each course breaks down specific topics into bitesize videos so that you can watch, stop, reflect and implement.

These courses can de done at home in your own time and as many times as you wish.

Positive Emotional Health & Well-Being

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