I came across this short Radio 4 piece and it struck a chord. In an age of populism, greater polarity of views, and the divisive tweeting of presidents I feel it worth sharing. Is the culture of character limitation or the use of binary emoticons more akin to a Roman judgement of who lives or […]
The Barn I’m delighted to inform you about the new Talking Therapy rooms loving updated and opened in Lewes. The Barn is a converted historical building dating back to the 12thcentury, and it has been run as a psychotherapy practice for nearly 25 years. Brighton & Hove Psychotherapy acquired the premises in June 2016 and are committed […]
I am one of the millions of people who became emotional over this year’s great British Bake Off! Not only were this year’s contestants the best to date… they were also the most interesting. When it came to the semi-finalists and the finalists I was rooting for everyone. Each person had […]
World Happiness Report 2015 Last week saw the annual publication of the World Happiness Report which was first released in 2012. What is the World Happiness Report The report is issued by the United Nations. This year’s report is being used as a platform for member states to adopt Sustainable Development Goals (i.e. goals which create wider […]
How often are we reminded that it’s changing our mind or perspective about a difficult situation that helps us deal with it? Alot. Here’s a great TED talk given by Kelly McGonigal that puts a fun & refreshing slant on stress; how we can perceive it as well as its physiological and social benefits.
Safe Head Space I am a great believer in giving people space and allowing them time to find their own way and their own solutions. Challenges/Barriers/Solutions There is something about human nature & barriers. Don’t ask me what it is (but I am sure on some level we are designed to constantly overcome tough environments) but I […]
This article today has absolutely blown me away! To find such a direct correlation between thought & speech is incredibly exciting. Needless to say, opportunity abounds.
Nice article on the BBC today about depression or, rather, coping strategies such as resilience. Very pleased to see a reference to cognitive adaptability which is a subject I also touched on recently in a paper I wrote about coaching the elderly. So could there be a longtail in this? 🙂
Nice little article on BBC website today. Marking the death of Jung fifty years ago this year; what progress has been made in mental healthcare and what relevance does Jung have in 2011? Read it here.