To know yourself you need to know not only how you work, but how your brain works and how you fit into your world. We explore why in this series of posts. … More Self awareness continued – Your Brain & Your World
Do you know you want to move forward but get stuck? Do you get frustrated that you can’t move forward or feel weighed down through fears and a lack of confidence? Some of the key things I’ve seen hold people back time and again are also things that with the right understanding can be worked on. … More What’s getting in the way of your success?
“95% of us think we’re self-aware but in reality research shows it’s more like 10-15% of us who actually are” Dr. Tasha Eurich. Are you self-aware? You may think you are but are you really? … More Self-Awareness (I) – What is it and why does it matter?
“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” C.G. Jung We all live our life carrying out the majority of behaviours unconsciously every day. Many of these things are habit which the American Journal of Psychology defines as “a more or less fixed way of thinking, … More Making the unconscious conscious
OUT NOW another bitesize episode with fellow psychologist Lou Jones. This week we’re talking about burnout, something that is becoming way to prevalent during the pandemic. What is it? How do you know if you are experiencing it? What should you do about it? Burnout has three key dimensions: exhaustion, cynicism and a decline in … More Talking about burnout
I’ve now recorded 17 episodes, 11 interviews exploring interesting people’s backgrounds and all that makes them tick. Guests include Kenny Wilson CEO of Dr Marten’s, Andrea Thompson Editor in Chief of Marie Claire, Jonathan McMullan Detatchment Commander in the Australian Airforce and many more. There are also 6 bonus tracks with me speaking to fellow … More Dot to Dot Behind the Person
I’m so excited that Mirror Thinking How Role Models Make Us Human is out 2 weeks today (9th July) in the UK. It’s coming to the rest of the world in September. Here’s a very short (3 min) video I put together about the book. Please do comment and share if you think you know … More Mirror Thinking
This week is mental health awareness week and the focus is on being kind. But why be kind if we’re trying to look after our own mental health?
Being kind not only benefits those we are kind to but also ourselves. Giving and sharing with others is part of what makes us human and has huge psychological and physiological benefits. Being kind is not just good for the person you’re helping but it’s good for you too. … More #Be Kind
Some of the topics we explore this week – How investigative journalism provides marginalised women with a voice, why the Weinstein scandal happened when it did, and how social media has galvanised communities to create positive change. … More Episode 2 of Dot to Dot Behind the Person
The very first episode of Dot to Dot ‘Behind the Person’ with my friend and mentor Brenda Trenowden CBE. … More Episode 1 of Dot to Dot Behind the Person