Archive for: March 2011

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How Japan Taught Me To Feel Again
March 18, 2011
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I woke up on Tuesday night at 2.30am and couldn’t get back to sleep. The first thing that came into my mind was, ‘I wonder how Japan’s doing….’ I started thinking about all the people that had lost their homes and those that had lost their lives. I didn’t get back to sleep. I told […]
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How To Go From Bored to Awed
March 15, 2011
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So many destructive behaviours have their origin in boredom. From overeating to excessive drinking, addictions, watching mind-numbing crap on TV or constantly buying ‘stuff’. So why are we all so bored?? Consumption – Affluence’s Boredom Cure By 2020, 300 million people in China (that’s the same size as the population of the US) will advance […]
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Think Differently – How To Create More Helpful Neural Pathways
March 9, 2011
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I’ve been examining the nitty gritty, the ‘how, what and why’ of negative thoughts recently, (or I suppose more accurately you could say that I’ve been tousling with them like a matador trying to tame an angry bull). Negative thoughts can pop up at any time, either triggered by a core belief created in the […]
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Cut This Out Of Your Diet & Dramatically Improve Your Mood
March 1, 2011
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Nothing improves a low mood like a ‘little treat’ right? Unfortunately, according to a new study*, the naughty snacks that don’t look good on your thighs, aren’t doing your mental health any favours either. photo credit: Dominique Godbout The study of 12,059 volunteers found that trans and saturated fats can raise the risk of suffering […]