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You are not at the mercy of your emotions

You are not at the mercy of your emotions

You are not at the mercy of your emotions Your brain creates them Can you look at someone's face and know what they're feeling? Does everyone experience happiness, sadness and anxiety the same way? What are emotions anyway? For the past 25 years, psychology professor...

Guided Walks

Guided Walks

Guided walks I have been a Countryside Ranger for a number of years and a qualified Medical Herbalist. Outdoor education is one of my strengths, as well as the courses mentioned, I offer talks and guided walks to groups on topics such as “plants and their uses” or the...

Learning how to learn

Learning how to learn

Learning how to learn Like all human capabilities, we must learn them and understand them through practice to make best use of what we have. The skills needed to learn how to learn include taking control of distractions to allow quality observation. Distractions of...

The need for vulnerability

The need for vulnerability

The need for vulnerability To be able to develop to our potential the human being needs to be able to cope with vulnerability as we move forward towards new experiences. Due to our negative bias to keeping safe, our anxiety often kicks in and stops our reasoned...

Upcoming Next Mindfulness Practice Course

Upcoming Next Mindfulness Practice Course

Upcoming Next Mindfulness Practice Course At Woodland Herbs Clinic rooms 100 woodlands Road G3 6HB Last Friday of every Month 11am –1pm £15 for 1 drop in session £50 for 6 x 2 hour sessions To book 0141 564 3184 Run by Ian Boyd BSc with 16 years of mindful practice...

Happier comes with practice

Happier comes with practice

Happier Comes with Practice Try this link. What do you think? I have been a therapist for over 20 years and trained with Glasgow Cognitive Therapy Centre. I am a member of COSCA.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Mindfulness: So how can we get back more control over the way we live our lives? We can use what we call mindfulness. Mindfulness is about being aware of what is happening in the present on a moment by moment basis. It is about intentionally becoming aware of our...

What is CBT?

What is CBT?

What is CBT?: Cognitive and/or behavioural psychotherapies (CBP) are psychological approaches based on scientific principles and which research has shown to be effective for a wide range of problems. Clients and therapists work together, once a therapeutic alliance...

Feeling Human

Feeling Human

Feeling Human: Feeling Human is a course to enable people to understand the background to feelings, thoughts and moods. Also it will help people understand the ways to improve their mood, feel better and think better. This course explores the psychology behind...

Use it or lose it

Use it or lose it

Use it or lose it: For many of us, this year will bring a host of decisions, not least about our budget, and how to make the best of what we’ve got. should we go for that job? what about setting up our own business? we definitely need a holiday ... the list goes...