Mad Confessions
Mad Confessions

  Mad Confessions Over the years I have heard many mad and intriguing confessions. I’d like to think that I have always been an open-minded person but I believe I am even more so now after working with a multitude of clients from all sorts of backgrounds. Very little surprises me these days as I... » read more

How to stop worrying
How to stop worrying

    Some ‘rules’ around worrying seem commonplace. These are the rules I have come across the most: 1) I must worry to reduce the risk of something bad happening in an uncertain situation Although this worry rule is reasonable when faced with life-changing events, it isn’t true that the more we worry the safer... » read more

The problem with victimhood and mental health
The problem with victimhood and mental health

Is the victimhood culture psychologically healthy? I have been thinking about where the current focus on victimhood will ultimately take society as a whole. How do you run a successful society on the constant amplification of aggrieved difference between groups? Microaggressions are sometimes used as a form of social control. Participants gain social status by... » read more

What it means to be non-binary
What it means to be non-binary

I came across an article today about Demi Lovato. She has revealed that she (they) identify as nonbinary. Here is the quote below: Singer Demi Lovato revealed on Wednesday they identify as non-binary and are changing their pronouns, telling fans the decision came after “self-reflective work.” “Today is a day I’m so happy to share... » read more

The fragile ego of modern times
The fragile ego of modern times

The rise of self-help has created a billion-dollar industry. Everywhere you turn there is a self-help guru attending to the fragile ego phenomenon that exists in modern times. Who am I? What do I want? What is best for me? Me… me… me, we have never been more self-focused than we are at the moment.... » read more

Just Do it!!
Just Do it!!

  Success what it is and what it isn’t Success means that you get on and do it. The major difference between successful and unsuccessful people is that unsuccessful people tend to think and talk but never take action. The majority tend to have dreams but their fear of failure stops them dead in their... » read more

Generosity has increased since first lockdown
Generosity has increased since first lockdown

I think we can all agree the last 12 months have been challenging in so many ways, for people and businesses alike. But one of the most heart-warming parts since the first lockdown was announced has been seeing how many people have pulled together to help those in need. New research by thortful.com has shown that people... » read more