This post is inspired by a patient I have, we'll call her Jane. In reality the patient I met today is like so many that I have, and your doctor has, met before. It could easily be John, or Jenny, or Jeff. Jane is in a cycle of trying to care for family members and hold everyone … Continue reading Wonder Woman/Super Man – what’s so great about them anyway?
It's International Day of Happiness, a good time to think about what makes us happy and steps we can take to improve. Our emotional wellbeing can have an impact, both positive and negative, on our physical health. It's a fact backed by countless studies including the annual World Happiness Report. In 2017, Norway topped the polls of the … Continue reading What makes you happy? Mindfulness, Hygge and beyond.
Self Confidence. Self Esteem. Self Worth. Self Belief. Self Respect. All priceless. All fragile. All unique. Our sense of self is intricately tied to our personalities, experiences, belief systems and the bubble we find ourselves in. It can take a life time to build and a second to shatter. On the face of it, … Continue reading Your sense of self: the magic five.
All week it's National Conversation Week. Sounds simple enough, do we really need to be reminded to put down our myriad of devices to have an actual conversation? Sadly, we do. In these days when we can communicate via 180 characters or by stringing emoji's together, the art of the conversation is risking being lost. … Continue reading A lost art?
We're all on a journey.