Category Archives: General

WHAT IS RECOVERY?

WHAT IS RECOVERY? During my thirty three years as a stress therapist I have treated thousands of clients (both privately and in groups) suffering with acute stress symptoms (physical such as headaches, migraines, gastro-intestinal problems, chronic pain and muscle contraction … Continue reading

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Club Sandwich

  This is a blog I wrote two years ago and did not post because I felt strange writing so personally about my parents, however despite the passing of my dear father exactly a year ago, nothing much has changed … Continue reading

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Stress, Positivity and Gratitude

I recently wrote this article for a new publication called Yang Sheng (Nurturing Life).  It is an E-magazine and a network for all practitioners of mind-body exercises (such as Qigong, taiji, yoga, reiki, mindfulness, TM, and meditation), health seekers, and … Continue reading

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Stress and Ageing

A question of attitude The science of the mind is a fascinating and rapidly evolving one.  So much of what the ancient eastern philosophers and healers believed about the mind-body connection is now being studied and proven in western medicine … Continue reading

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Authentic Happiness and Well Being Theory

Here is an interesting article which I have edited for space and relevance to my reading audience.  The article written by Bridget Grenville-Cleave for Positive Psychology News Daily will give you a greater understanding of Martin Seligman’s Well Being Theory.  … Continue reading

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Love is a verb

Here is a timely reminder to practice gratitude in your relationship and in your life in general.  It is so easy to find what is wrong with our lives.  Our brains are hard wired to look for ‘threats’ due to … Continue reading

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Learning positive habits

A large part of my job as a therapist is to help people become aware that their negative thoughts and behaviours are habits, learned over time through repetition.  I use the analogy that if I was to lift a 2kg … Continue reading

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