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What happens when you stop smoking?

We all know what can happen if you keep smoking. But what happens when you stop? How long does it take to recover? And just how far can you go in recovering from the adverse effects of this miserable habit? … Continue reading

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How does ‘Fix My Problem Now’ work? – The Video (with Harvey Taylor)

Lots of people have problems. All people, in fact. But where do they come from? And more importantly, why are they so difficult to fix? Surprisingly there is no such thing as a ‘problem’… Source: How does ‘Fix My Problem … Continue reading

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How does ‘Fix My Problem Now’ work? – The Video (with Harvey Taylor)

Lots of people have problems. All people, in fact. But where do they come from? And more importantly, why are they so difficult to fix? Surprisingly there is no such thing as a ‘problem’. I mean you can’t put a…

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Fix My Problem Now Groups

What is the set-up? Fix My Problem Now Groups typically consist of 5 people who each have a problem they are seeking to solve. Groups meet weekly for 6 weeks initially. Sessions last for 2 hours wh… Source: Fix My … Continue reading

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Mars Espresso

‘But why, some say, the Moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may well ask, why climb the highest mountain? Why 35 years ago, fly the Atlantic? … We choose to go to the Moon in this decade … Continue reading

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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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Multipotentialites

I love this TED talk by Emilie Wapnick. If only I had been in the same class as her at school. Better still, what if some of my teachers or employers over the last 45 years had subscribed to this? … Continue reading

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Why Childhod Trauma is our Number 1 Issue.

In this election week, I hope the politicians are paying close attention. Many of the people I see in therapeutic settings are still experiencing the consequences of childhood trauma. So here are some interesting facts and possible sources of help … Continue reading

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