With the brains incredible ability to change comes a new revolution in therapeutic interventions.
We have all experienced fear at some point and that is a good thing, feeling afraid keeps us safe and protects us from physical or emotional pain. A phobia however is an over whelming and debilitating fear of often irrational nature and can be of an object, place, situation, feeling or animal. A fear becomesRead more
Much of what I do is purely possible due to the brains incredible adaptive capability – it’s neuroplascitiy The chemistry and structure of the human brain is constantly changing, with every thought and experience we have, forming new connections between brain cells, allowing those that are rarely used to just fade and wither away. ItRead more
Motivation is the desire to do something. It is the definitive element between success and failure when it comes to achieving goals. The reason and the purpose of your goal is your motivation but why are some people more motivated than others? We all have dreams and ambitions but why do some people like entrepreneurs,Read more
Waking up boxing morning feeling stuffed full of turkey and regret, did I really eat that much yesterday? The ‘Christmas’ excuses can start early with all the Christmas parties, nibbles and cocktails. This just starts the cascade of sugary treats which leads to increasing the desire for more sweet things. All of our resolve goesRead more
Despite the title of this blog you couldn’t help but read this could you! Our minds are curious and I am guessing that the following questions played through your mind, “Why shouldn’t I read this?” “What does it say?” “What is it about?” “What will happen if I do read it?” The way in whichRead more
All of our emotions have a positive intention for us, our most basic emotions such as fear, anxiety or anger all send us crucial messages which have evolved for one primary purpose, self-preservation! It would be dangerous if when in a threatening situation if our conscious brain had to assess the situation and respond, soRead more
As a New Year approaches we all get reflective and wonder how we can make next year even better, what can we change, and we would like to achieve. It reminded me of this inspiring story. There once was a professor of philosophy, who in front of his Class, took a large empty pot ofRead more