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The Allegory of Easter Saturday Carrying on from yesterday’s article I would like to continue with the theme of Easter allegory. Yesterday was about the death of a behaviour or belief in order to change. Easter Saturday is the representation … Continue reading

The Allegory of Good Friday Today is Good Friday, for Christians this is one of the most important days of the year. It is the day that commemorates the death of Jesus. Now, I do not want to debate the … Continue reading

Death Row Case and Forensic Hypnosis For many in the UK this title will seem odd on two fronts. The first is that we have abolished the death penalty in 1965, (1973 in Northern Ireland). The second part of the … Continue reading

Psychoactive Drugs Seizures Double in Scotland Police in Scotland have reported a doubling in seizures of psychoactive drugs in the past two years. This is a grave issue as I have seen first hand the damage that abusing these drugs … Continue reading

Self Esteem and Social Media I have safely landed in the UK to find an article about Jameela Jamil regarding women and girl’s self esteem and social media. The article basically says that in becoming obsessed about imperfection is time … Continue reading

Final thoughts on Cuba As I begin to pack to make the flight back to the UK today, I feel rather reflective about my Cuban experience both as a person and as a therapist. As a person, I have learned … Continue reading

All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. I admit that this is one of my all time favourite Churchillian quotes. Mainly because it says something so simple with … Continue reading

It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required This is a great Churchillian quote which fits into therapy rather nicely. I can also see its merits when discussing parenting as well. Very … Continue reading

Never never never give up I think regular readers of my postings will begin to recognise a theme with regards to the Churchill quotes I am quoting. The idea of never giving up is a theme which is particularly important … Continue reading

For myself I am an optimist, it does not seem to be much use being anything else One of the most important characteristics needed in a psychotherapist as well as a client is a sense of optimism. When all about … Continue reading

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