How to be Happy.

        “Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Abraham Lincoln. We don’t all feel excited, happy, vibrant and full of life all the time. We don’t all feel valued at work. Sometimes life isn’t the rosy picture we’d like...

Can men and women ever speak the same language?

 Men and women are fundamentally different in many ways especially in the way that we think; Structurally our brains are different but not hugely, so why is it that the way that we think and consequently communicate is so different? Brain structure and processing...

The Rise of Rudeness!

For some months now, I have noticed that people seem to be much more aggressive when they are driving. I hardly seem able to set out on a journey without encountering something happening and as a result I feel that driving is a lot less enjoyable than it used to be....

Building Resilience For Adults

Following on from the last blog I wanted to concentrate on how to build resilience for adults. The link between wellbeing and resilience. Interest in how to boost human wellbeing is growing. This may be the result of an acceptance that stress is part of everyday life,...

Building Resilience in Children

  What is Resilience? The term resilience comes from the Latin word ‘resilio’ – to rebound, recoil or spring back.  In 2006, in an article titled, ‘Implications of Resilience Concepts for Scientific Understanding,’ Michael Rutter defined resilience as, “An...