6 fascinating facts about the love hormone… and what that means for you

I’ve written quite a lot about oxytocin, which also goes by the name of ‘love hormone’, ‘cuddle chemical’, ‘molecule of kindness’, or any other affectionate term that implies something about bonding and connecting. If you ever wondered about those names, it’s because we produce oxytocin when we’re feeling love or connection (with a human, animal, […]

Can we see dead people?

How long would the human species last if we could all see and converse with deceased loved ones? And let’s set aside for now whether it is even a valid question, whether such a thing is at all possible, or even whether life could possibly exist after ‘death’. Allow me to have a play with […]

The magic of vulnerability

I have found myself crying on stage a few times recently. One of these times was a couple of weeks ago in front of an audience of around 400 people at Hay House’s ‘I Can Do It! Ignite!’ conference in London. I was speaking about my latest book, ‘I Heart Me: The Science of Self-Love’ […]

My Perfect Weekend

I was chatting with the director of PR at my publishers (Hay House) recently and she asked me about how I balanced work and home. It led to a conversation about what I considered a perfect weekend. I told her that I’d describe a recent one as a ‘best of both worlds’ weekend. I was […]