Posts Tagged ‘ psychology ’

Extract: Depression: Understanding the Black Dog #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

May 16th, 2018 | By

How we are Affected by the Weather by Stephanie Sorrell   We should never underestimate the power of seasonal fluctuations to affect the mood and well-being of individuals and groups of people. Most people are affected by seasonal fluctuations in weather – from the dark oppressive winters to the lengthening days. Group and individual performance is

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SoulWork: Making A Start

Apr 9th, 2018 | By

by Jane Bailey Bain We all know that feeling. It’s always hard to start a project. There are always other things that seem more pressing. When you’re planning something that really matters, of course it can seem overwhelming. Not doing anything is a sort of safety mechanism, isn’t it: by not taking the risk, you

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International Women’s Day 2018

Mar 8th, 2018 | By
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It’s been 100 years since (some) women have been able to vote in Britain. From the likes of Marie Curie to Beyonce there have been so many inspirational women pathing the way for women all over the world to have a voice. Virgina Woolf taught us ‘speak your truth and you could inspire generations of

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Happiness is an inside job

Aug 22nd, 2017 | By

By Barbara Berger When we understand this basic mechanism – that our thinking determines our experience – we also understand that happiness or unhappiness is not the result of outer circumstances, or events, or other people’s choices and actions. But rather, happiness or unhappiness is the result of each individual’s interpretation of what is going

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What is individuation?

Feb 28th, 2017 | By

By Trisha Caldwell The term ‘individuation’ was first coined by Carl Jung. He described it as an individual’s journey to psychological wholeness or ‘becoming what or who you are destined to become’. Jung saw the whole life cycle as a continuing process of growth and change regulated by the Self. ‘Individuation is an expression of

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What are Men & Women Really Looking for in Relationships?

Jul 4th, 2016 | By

    Author & psychotherapist, Terence Watts, lifts the lid on the differences between men and women and what each is looking for in a perfect mate. The way people are and the games they play… You have probably been told that you cannot judge a book by its cover… but you actually can and you

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Jun 1st, 2016 | By

  HOW TO HAVE A LIFE THAT IS IN BALANCE Dr. Moshe Daniel Block, ND, HMC Real healing, unlike popping a pill to take away the pain, involves recognizing pain, feeling pain, and moving through it to get to the other side. Our culture has a most self-defeating attribute in that we’ve been raised to

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10 Differences Between Compulsive Eating & Mindful Eating

May 25th, 2016 | By

San Francisco based psychotherapist, Leora Fulvio, specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and is the author behind Reclaiming Yourself from Binge Eating, a step-by-step guide to healing. Having worked in the eating disorder recovery community since 2005 she understands the difficulty in getting treatment (be it the cost, the inaccessible nature of treatment, or the problems

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Why am I afraid to tell you who I am?

May 7th, 2016 | By

by Eric Foggitt Teacher and therapist Eric Foggitt works with individuals, groups and churches to promote spiritual insight and development, using the wisdom of the Bible and the Enneagram. He lives in Amsterdam. He is the author of Nine lives – The Enneagram in life stories Why do we make the same mistakes over and over? Why

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Book Review of Stephanie Sorrell’s “Depression Understanding the Black Dog” by Jade Ashcroft

Oct 13th, 2014 | By

Depression Understanding the Black Dog by Stephanie Sorrell. Reprinted from Enlightening Times This is a fabulous well written and insightful little book which is a must read for anyone who cares for somebody suffering from depression. It is simple, concise and straight to the point. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to

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