Category Archives: stress

Who’s in Charge

Getting to Grips with Nominative Determinism What is a name? Not something you hold Not something you put in a bucket Names do not come in boxes or arrive on trains Though they often bring their own luggage And remain … Continue reading

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SAD, sadness and depression

Just read the attached PsyPost  article questioning whether Seasonal Affective Disorder actually exists. Once again, it made me wonder whether the whole notion of a ‘mental illness’ as a distinct, categorisable, phenomenolgical entity has any real value. I am not … Continue reading

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Stress and Lobsters

This post, shared by my friend and mentor, Gloria Hammett of the Romney Centre in Southampton, is so brilliant I just have to share it.

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Help me to help the Disempowered

Like most people I cannot afford to work for free, but unlike a lot of people in this country I do have the confidence, the wherewithal and the self-belief to keep going when times get tough. If you run a … Continue reading

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When the Fear Goes Away

When the Fear Goes Away is my own way of describing the effects of a new therapy called Havening ADT. This stunningly effective therapy is the consequence of ten years of research and practice by two remarkable people, Dr Ronald … Continue reading

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Stress and Over-eating

Stress can lead to weight gain in several ways. Eating when you are not really hungry is a sure sign that your emotions are out of balance. Being too exhausted to exercise, becoming welded to the sofa and consuming high … Continue reading

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