Fail Better

No one doubts that failure stings. We all have our litany of personal defeats that testify to this. But does failing make us failures? It […]

What is Hypnotherapy worth to you?

Psychological therapies are generally accepted to produce intangible benefits. We rightly consider the money we spend on them to be an investment in ourselves, and […]

6 Unexpected Reasons to Give Up Smoking

Everyone knows that smoking is unhealthy, expensive and anti-social. And yes, it can be useful for a smoker to remember these reasons rather than rationalising […]

Why We Pay More Attention to Bad Stuff

Have you ever noticed yourself dwelling on a mistake? Perhaps you took a test and got nineteen out of twenty questions right, but all you […]

5 Reasons to try Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy combines hypnosis with elements of CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and mindfulness in order to help you create meaningful change in your life. […]

5 Ancient Lessons for Modern Life

Philosophy can often seem like a dry pursuit; the province of dusty academics discussing abstractions with little relevance to how we live from day to […]

Sentio Ergo Sum

Sentio Ergo Sum Ever since the French philosopher Descartes declared ‘I think therefore I am’, humans have emphasised the primacy of thought. We suppose our […]

Speak Before You Think

Think before you speak, we are told. It’s a rule drummed into us from infancy, alongside other gems such as i before e except after […]

Autobiography in 5 Short Chapters

I came across this poem recently. It’s called Autobiography in 5 Short Chapters, by Portia Nelson.   I walk down the street. There is a […]