“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?
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
This week I’m launching my podcast Dot to Dot Behind the Person. The first two episodes are with my amazing mentor & Global co-Chair of the 30% Club Brenda Trenowden CBE and Editor in Chief of Marie Claire Andrea Thompson. We’re starting with Women’s Empowerment setting the tone. There are many more topics and people … More Launch of Dot to Dot Podcast
Podcasts – why, with all our new-fangled developments do we find what is in essence returning us to the old gramophone days so very appealing. … More Why Podcasts Are Good For the Soul
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 itself is normal and to be expected. Avoiding any of these emotions either now or at a later date will only exacerbate any negative psychological outcomes. Below are … 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 psychologists from the University of Manchester have summarised their research looking at people in ICE conditions (isolated, confined and extreme). While not the same the evidence from similar … More Coping with confinement and isolation – Covid 19