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.

Cartoon of a brain in a lotus position meditating with a smile on its face.

Can you use your mind to improve your strength?

“Imagine extending and contracting your little finger.” This was the sort of instruction given to…

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3D cartoon illustration of cute smiling man flying in air like a plane on a white background.

The dip before the leap

It’s so easy for us to think we’ve failed when stuff seems to take a downturn. We secretly believe that we’re not good enough, or not intelligent enough, or not this or that enough … or just not enough! And we give up.

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Female hand holding cup of coffee on white wooden table. The coffee has a heart made out of chocolate dust on it.

The Mother Theresa Effect

I was sitting at the window of a coffee shop working on my laptop. I…

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Father and his child playing together. Child on father's shoulders with arms outstretched, looking at a sunset.

3 ways that being kind can slow ageing

It might sound ‘out there’, but it’s to do with the way kindness feels and how this feeling impacts some very important processes in the body.

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