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Depressed men who don’t see a therapist regularly ‘are likely to turn to sex or porn – while women comfort eat’

So it is true what they say. Women eat and men look at porn when we are depressed. As a therapist I see more men now than I have ever done. It’s still not enough, however men are now starting

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‘You can sleep when you’re dead’ is actually deadly advice, according to experts

Sleep, sleep, glorious sleep. Never apologise for it, be proud of your early nights, have a good routine leading up to bedtime and treat sleep like a bank account: if you dip in to your the amount of sleep you

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Some Clever Bastard Has Figured Out Exactly How Long The Ideal Holiday Is

Well then, we finally have the answer that keeps coming up regularly in the therapy room. I need not say any more except enjoy this article.
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Why psychopaths cannot love their own children

A familiar theme in my therapy room is people who have spent their life seeking the approval of a parent and never quite achieving it, no matter what they do. Typically being belittled, being ignored, told that a sibling is

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The secret of a good night’s sleep has finally been found by scientists…

If you are a client of mine you’ll know how important sleep is to our wellbeing. Good sleep does more than physically rest the body. It allows our subconscious mind to process “stuff” that is held as emotional thoughts into

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The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn’t Get Enough Sleep

We are all living longer, that’s a fact! However we are now discovering more and more how our lifestyle can affect us in this later stage of life. We know that Alzhiemer’s and other forms of neurodegeneration is increasing and

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The secret of a good night’s sleep has finally been found by scientists…

For those of you that are clients of mine, I never stop talking about how good nights sleep and our wellbeing is absolutely linked. As we are living longer, more research is being applied to sleep and this latest study

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Our memory capacity could be 10 times larger than we thought

This fascinating article, whilst rather “science’y” suggests that our understanding of of how our memories are store is farmer conservative than we imagined. When we pout this in to the context of my therapy room, one of the key elements

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Guys, Bad News: Negative People Are Doing This to Your Brain

We all know a friend or colleague that drags us down. However a recent study shows how damaging that friend can be. Many of my clients adjust their social circle when they start to improve their lives, spending more time

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‘Irritation and anger’ may lead to Brexit, says influential psychologist

A common theme within my practice is where my customers make decisions based on fear (real or imaginary) rather than an intellectual assessment of the situation. I explain that when we base a decision from our limbic part of our

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