Tag Archives: mental health

Writing for Our Lives is out in Waterstones now #mentalhealth

My former employer, a large charity supporting those struggling with addiction, mental health issues et al, released a book of poetry written by their service users and staff. Some poems did not make a cut and they needed more, I … Continue reading

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Resilience in Buddhism, a different perspective to find happiness, joy and peace #burnout #unemployment #anxiety

When you find yourself in a predicament, see it from a different point of view. “Happiness is sorrow, sorrow is happiness. There is happiness in difficulty, difficulty in happiness”. If it’s so bad it’s impossible, know it too shall pass, … Continue reading

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Overcoming challenges and growing through struggles – my talk on resilience #burnout #mentalhealth

Cathy Lawson and Alison Burgess of I Have Got This invited me to take part in their Resilience Matters series. I talk about some of the challenges I had to overcome and how I did it, my corporate burnout and … Continue reading

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Precept #5 of the Order of Interbeing. The realization of perfect understanding is Bodhisattva’s only career

Do not accumulate wealth while millions are hungry. Do not take as the aim of your life fame, profit, wealth, or sensual pleasure. Live simply and share time, energy, and material resources with those who are in need. The Eight … Continue reading

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So, a job found me…

After 2 years of emptiness, I am back in the energetic vortex of the Universe and things are moving again. I do nothing, yet nothing is left undone 🙂 In the end, despite all my (half assed to be honest) … Continue reading

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Rumination, or obsessive thinking, and what to do when it becomes too much

Many of us believe that we are our thoughts, or rather many of us don’t stop to think whether what our minds are telling us in the form of thoughts is true or not, because the belief that thoughts are … Continue reading

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Some light in the dark – positive news amidst the pandemic #coronavirus

In the first couple of weeks of The Great Lockdown, I have spent too much time on the news feeds obsessively reading the news and feeding my fears of uncertainty and missing out. Once the panic subsided, I have cut … Continue reading

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Which mindset zone are you in during Covid-19?

I’ve seen this chart on Professor Scott Galloway’s Linkedin page (I listen to his Prof G show and Pivot podcast with him almost exclusively now) and it is the best visual summary of our mindset options during this pandemic. I’ve spent … Continue reading

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Burn baby burn. What can we do with ourselves in times of coronavirus.

Who is up to what these days? I volunteer with the Hear Me App where I talk to folks from all over the world who need someone to talk to. And everyone is struggling, myself included. I’ve spent the first … Continue reading

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My book on love addiction is now out on Amazon!

It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that a writer in possession of a blog, must be in want of publishing a book 🙂 I went the self publishing route and did it. My guide to healing love addiction is now available … Continue reading

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What brings you most joy?

I remember going to the shaman because although I had a good life on the face of it, it was bleak as if something was missing. And she told me that I stopped feeling joy. She told me that to … Continue reading

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The Mind Explorers – London premiere and live Q&A, come and say hi!

Recently I posted A new milestone… a new door opened… a new world discovered… #happiness. So what has been this amazing spiritual growth experience that has blown my mind so much? Inspired by the likes of Stan Grof, Ram Dass and … Continue reading

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Strategies For Happiness, Medical Angle

I must confess, I am a bit of a hypochondriac. I love reading about health, watching medical shows and I do follow a couple of doctors on twitter. So for those of you preferring a medical angle on happiness, I … Continue reading

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