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Is Stress Hereditary?

I write this brief note because there has been research into hereditary stress and because it is a common question asked by stressed parents who are worried (double the stress again) that they will pass this on to their children. The answer is more than a simple yes or no. It is yes, no and…

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Poetry in Motion

A lot of our clients stay in touch with us and they update us on their progress. Occasionally they go further when the work we have done with them inspires them to other activities. In this case, our client, who went through our Intensive Weekend Workshop, subsequently spent some months meditating on their inner shame…

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What do I think of mindfulness?

This is a question that I get asked a great deal or the other common question is “does mindfulness work?” The prevalence of this question is down to a number of reasons – Mindfulness is becoming popular and high profile. There are a lot more people qualifying as mindfulness teachers A lot of people are…

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Bercow the bully? What came first the anger or the bullying?

In this article I will use our Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, as a vehicle for explaining a couple of significant factors that may go into developing a personality that expresses itself through anger. As this is written John Bercow’s behaviour and the possible ramifications for him personally are all over the…

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Do you need to go on a social media diet?

Is your emotional health being sustained with the technological equivalent of fast food every day? What are the signs that your intake is unhealthy? What can you do? Read this and understand your social media bloatiness, how it occurs and what you can do to address it. My prompt for writing this article is the…

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Stress: Whose responsibility is it ?

April is Stress Awareness Month in the UK A few weeks ago a survey of 1300 workers by ADP about stress in the workplace was released. Several blogs trumpeted the headline figures including the words “A third of UK workers (31 percent) say their employer has little or no interest in their mental health, despite…

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