LATEST POST

Adventures in Human Being by Dr Gavin Francis

The human being is a miraculous entity. If you stop for a second to contemplate its complexity, the millions of chemical reactions going on every split second or how a grey, rather gelatinous structure enables you to read this book review, and makes you YOU, it can get quite mind blowing. Adventures in Human Being was…

Read More →

Cure – A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body by Jo Marchant

Cure explores the science behind Mind / Body medicine. It investigates the inextricable link between mind and body and looks at how changing your thoughts about events can affect physical symptoms. Cure is full of real life stories of people who have changed their lives, significantly improved their wellbeing and reduced symptoms of medical conditions by altering…

Read More →

Change Happens. Life Goes On!

Read More →

Escape to the Lakes – Switching Off

Wherever you live in the world you cannot have escaped the storm that raged through British politics following the vote to leave the European Union on June 23rd 2016. It caused turmoil and sudden change that dominated our news from morning to night and this uncertainty continues. A few days after THE vote, I was…

Read More →

A Turning Point – Refocusing on a wider perspective

It took a funeral and a beautiful walk on bluebell carpeted cliffs to shift me out of a crash. I’m calling it a crash because that’s exactly what it felt like… a sudden plummeting of all my energy and motivation…a state of inertia that had actual physical symptoms. It has been a hugely valuable experience…

Read More →

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

I really enjoyed this book. It’s so easy to read that I finished it on my train journey from Bath to Manchester and back (about six hours). It has rave reviews from a number of well known people and has been on the Sunday Times bestseller list for a few months. Actress Joanna Lumley calls…

Read More →

My Blue Letter Pain

The power of the mind and the role thoughts play in the experience of pain was brought home to me in a dramatic way recently. I am a passionate believer in the fact that every experience you have, your environment, everyone you meet, the people and things around you all affect your feelings of wellbeing…

Read More →

Making Your Boat Storm Proof

The more I work with clients and talk to people all over the world, the more I realise that no one escapes from life’s challenges. I liken these to storms. Sometimes life’s sea gets a bit choppy, at others a force 12, even a hurricane blows through. We have to stay afloat or sink… Everyone…

Read More →

Keep your bucket full

I think of life’s energies like a bucket – when you’re under stress that bucket can become very leaky and unless it’s filled you can feel very drained, physically, emotionally and mentally. So the trick is to keep it topped up. You shouldn’t rely on others to top it up. You can keep your own bucket…

Read More →

Changing your Mind about Pain: Part 1 – Pain in the brain

Almost everyone has, and will, experience pain at some point, so it’s important to know a little bit about why this happens and what we can do about it. 1 in 5 of us experience pain that is long term or persistent. This is often known as chronic pain, although this wording can be a…

Read More →

Page 1 of 2