My Blog

I write regular blogs / articles that cover a range of subjects, from the mind-body connection, life, spiritual wisdom, self esteem, kindness, to alternative therapies, and even more esoteric subjects, all of which I back up with science. There's over 150 on this site. Please feel free to share.

Looking through a lens at a blurred green image and seeing detail of lovely green grass and trees.

How you see things

Someone once remarked that I was deluding myself. He said I saw the world through…

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thank you spelled out in wooden blocks on a table, with soft white lights in the background.

The gratitude jar

At the start of the year, they put a large jar in the hallway and some pieces of paper and a pen beside it. Each time they or one of their kids felt grateful for something, they would write it down, fold the paper, and put it in the jar.

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Go easy on yourself

Self-kindness, or self-care, is crucial because it supports mental health. Pushing ourselves too hard and not resting or doing what we need to do to support our health can be damaging.

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If you live from your heart, it’s good for your heart

“If you live from your heart, it’s good for your heart!” It’s quite a well-known…

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