Looking after our mental health is actually much more important than looking after our physical health. You might be able to live without a leg, but could you live without your mind? In addition, after over 30 years as a clinician, I have found that many physical problems stem from psychological causes. Learning to understand … Read more“Where Did YOU Come From?”
If you’ve spent the past couple of weeks reading up and reflecting on whether THE KNOWLEDGE is for you, you need to make a decision now. It’s coming up to crunch time – and this video is designed to help you decide. My mental health spectrum (that I refer to in this video) is well worth a look if … Read moreHow to decide if THE KNOWLEDGE is for you
What if there was a “toolkit” for life and it had three key compartments? What if it really was as simple as A, B, C: Awareness Boundaries, and Connection Learn more about my reasoning behind these three compartments – and how they might help you make more sense of your own life.
This cartoon highlights a well researched topic: positive thinking. Numerous studies have been done that highlight the negative impact that ‘forcing’ ourselves to think positive can have on our health and lives. A good book to read on this subject (written by a psychologist) which covers the research on this is Julie Norem’s The Positive … Read moreWhen ‘Positive Thinking’ doesn’t work
Getting a new job can take months, even years. Getting greater clarity about what you are bringing to your existing work that could be creating the problem in the first place can change your work situation overnight! This is because the only things in your control are your thoughts, feelings and behaviour.But with a little … Read moreHow to Change your Work Situation
Understanding just what can go wrong at work can make a massive difference to our success in life. Learning the core psychological models that explain just what goes wrong at work can give us ‘the edge’ that we all need in order to succeed. These models can actually help us to ‘sidestep’ potential disasters before they … Read moreMaking a Difference at Work
UNDERSTANDING IS THE KEY… One of the biggest problems I have with ‘lofty’ concepts and ‘spiritual’ ideas is that I am left wondering how any of them change the way I actually “butter my bread.” Don’t get me wrong – I love the great feelings that these ideas can generate within me when I read … Read moreUnderstanding the Law of Attraction
There is much debate about the value or accuracy of much psychiatric diagnosis and labelling as expressed in the doctor’s mental health ‘bible’ of the DSM V (this is the fifth version of the American Psychiatric Association’s ‘Diagnostic and Statistical Manual’.) These are my reflections. LACK OF CAUSATION Many psychological professionals now regard DSM V as … Read moreWhen “Help” causes harm