I have spent over 25 years working as a dentist, as a GDP, and in the Community and Special Care Dental Services. Over the years I have seen too many cases of team members who started off fit and well, who then developed skin conditions, allergies, digestive problems, lowered immunity, and become withdrawn and
by Samantha Morris
You may have been through a really tough time, and mourning a loss of something, someone or a part of yourself or your life can be extremely painful.
Words may not even be able to convey the emotions that you experience and it may seem as though you’re on an emotional
By Brigida Walkin
We all in some way strive for well-being in our lives—from the food we eat, to the gyms we frequent, the hobbies we take on, and even the content we chose to watch. Among the various areas of well-being in our lives, psychological well-being is arguably the most important. This is
By Samantha Morris
Have you ever seen Black Mirror and the episode ‘Nosedive’? If not, it really is a brilliant satire on the realistic, dark and dangerous and hypnotic impact social media has on our lives. Just like the characters in the satire, there is a very real danger that we are becoming so
by Samantha Morris
Integrative Art Psychotherapist
What story have you grown up with? What story are you now living? Whatever your life experiences, your response is likely to have been shaped by the context in which you grew up.
We all learn to physically and emotionally survive by learning to feel, to think and
Surgery is very often accompanied by feelings of stress and anxiety.
Fear of the surgery itself, fear of needles, injections or general anaesthetic not to mention anxiety regarding the outcome after surgery, the potential psychological distress caused during recovery and indeed the ability to make full recovery. It’s been known for over a quarter
by Samantha Morris, Integrative Art Psychotherapist and certified Life Coach
We all have times in our lives when we feel we cannot find the words because we are too upset, angry or traumatised. Or, sometimes, words can feel or be too limiting and don’t live up to what we are feeling. Sometimes we may feel that words cannot
Review of Part One, 28 January 2017
by Georgia Feliou
The concept of personal identity, which is closely related to the concept of self, has always been a fascinating subject for me even before the time I started studying philosophy and psychotherapy. In 2015, I gave a speech on it in relation to gender
There’s a commonly held misconception that Anorexia and Bulimia are the preserve of girls in their teens and early twenties. Whilst there are many younger women struggling with distressed eating, recently we’ve seen an increase in women in their 40s and 50s and men of all ages struggling with eating and body-image concerns. It’s
By Chaitanya Pankhania, Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist
Although there are many factors and layers that cause depression, the real cure is changing your perception. We all view the world through our own filtered perceptions and the way we view the world is subconsciously influenced by our past experiences. Therefore if we had negative life events,
Many heavy things are there for the spirit, the strong load-bearing spirit in which reverence dwells: for the heavy and the heaviest longest its strength.
What is heavy? so asked the load-bearing spirit; then knelled it down like the camel, and wanted to be well laden.
What is the heaviest thing, ye heroes? asked
t in the loneliest wilderness happen the second metamorphosis: here the spirit become a lion; freedom will it capture, and lord-ship in its own wilderness.
Its last Lord it here seeketh: hostile will it be to him, and to its last God; for victory will it struggle with the great dragon.
What is the
But tell me, my brethren, what the child can do, which even the lion could not do? Why hath the preying lion still to become a child?
Innocence is the child, and forgetfulness, a new begin- ning, a game, a self-rolling wheel, a first movement, a holy Yea.
Aye, for the game of creating,
I teach you the superman. Man is something that is to be surpassed. What have ye done to surpass man?
All beings hitherto have created something beyond themselves: and ye want to be the ebb of that great tide, and would rather go back to the beast than surpass man?
What is the ape