As an NHS front-line worker you have every reason to be fearful about what’s to come and how you will cope. It’s important to know that in… Read more “Coping – Front Line Healthcare Providers”
We’re currently facing a very surreal world and an unfamiliar way of life. It’s hard to know what to expect especially from a psychological perspective. In response two… Read more “Coping with confinement and isolation – Covid 19”
Anxiety is normal, it’s something that we all experience and it’s impossible to avoid. It’s really important that teenagers understand this and also that anxiety does not… Read more “Helping teens deal with anxiety and Covid-19 “
At the moment I think it’s fair to say that many of us if not all of us are suffering from anxiety – whether that’s over the… Read more “COVID – 5 Mental Health 5 A Day”
Something I wrote a long time ago about love, sex and attraction. Given the complete dominance of my own brain with Covid-19 I thought this may provide some light relief to anyone else like me.
Sexual attraction is – well it’s the source of life and so worth understanding.
Despite being bonkersly (it’s my word even if it doesn’t exist) driven in general I also put things I don’t like off. On the whole that involves… Read more “Who are you?”
When my brother and I were little our Mum seemed to know what we were up to, what was said and done even when she was no where to be seen. This I found a little spooky yet oddly exciting.
‘How well do you really know yourself?’ A hugely significant 95% of us think that we’re self-aware, but the reality bears a stark contrast with 10% to 15% actually knowing who we really are
Our childhood has a massive impact on who we are as adults and with a huge factors from our early years impacting who we become. It’s worth reflecting on your childhood from time to time to take lessons into your life today whether that is how to live with passion, how to love with an open heart or on a more technical level how certain things influenced who you have become.
Earlier this year I was interviewed for a piece in DigitalSpy about about social media and our mental health. Following the publication of research by the BBC… Read more “Is social media destroying our mental health?”
In March I was interviewed for a piece in DigitalSpy about reality TV and how it impacts contestants. Following the cancellation of the Jeremy Kyle show this week I thought I’d share the thoughts that I prepared for my interview (link for the article is at the end).
Nothing will work unless you do…and yet we’re still not teaching kids how they work.
British Psychologist, bestselling author, entrepreneur and speaker. This is my blog sharing ideas, thoughts and research about behaviour.
The importance of sleep has been getting increasing coverage. But how many of us still prioritise our social and career activities – over sleep?
All someone may want for Christmas is you, can you spare a little of your time for someone who’s alone? This week the BBC shared the story… Read more “All I want for Christmas is You….”