The importance of support groups for mums

Support groups have been around for ages, often made up of people experiencing something in common, such as depression or anxiety. These days, support groups for mums in London typically consist of the traditional NCT group, Facebook page (which let’s be honest is often more about flogging your old baby clothes than really being there … More The importance of support groups for mums

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May the Joy Be With You – Rewiring the Brain Towards Joy, Sunday Assembly London: 15th Nov 2015

I was a bit apprehensive about doing a talk to the Sunday Assembly group about how to wire the brain for joy on the 15th November 2015, just two days after the terrific atrocities that happened in Paris. I was still feeling quite stunned and heavy hearted, as I know so many other people were … More May the Joy Be With You – Rewiring the Brain Towards Joy, Sunday Assembly London: 15th Nov 2015

Moving into the felt sense to stop worried thoughts

When we are stuck in negative thinking and feelings, the tendency seems to be to either try to ignore the thoughts or change them into something more positive. Both methods, while on the surface seem to be logically helpful, can actually serve to keep us stuck in negativity. Why is this? Basically, it’s because we … More Moving into the felt sense to stop worried thoughts