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Reconnecting with your Body

Looking after your mental well-being is often considered as something you have to do in your head – trying to think your way to a happier place. However, one of the most under-rated ways to increase your well-being is […]

Anti-depressants or natural anti-depressants?

A new meta-analysis has shown that anti-depressants are effective. There have been doubts expressed over the years with some studies suggesting they only work in the most severe cases. I was suffering from major depression disorder when I tried […]

Reasons to be Cheerful

The days are dank and grey, the debts are piling up and the body is suffering from end-of-year excess so it’s not surprising that your spirits might be low. It’s the January Blues. The party season is over but […]

What is Post-traumatic Growth?

The Journey from Adversity to Growth
Traumatic experiences such as the loss of a loved one or a diagnosis of serious illness can test us to our very limits.  While it can destroy life as we know it, it may […]

New dates for the Positive Psychology Masterclass

The Positive Psychology Masterclasses have been running for 5 years and have proved to be a great asset to anyone who wants to access the knowledge and tools that help people feel good, function well and flourish in a concentrated 2-day […]

Resilience in the Face of Trauma

In Conversation With: Positive psychologist Miriam Akhtar and author Tara Lal on how to build resilience in the face of grief and trauma.

How do we survive when a life-changing trauma shatters our assumptions about the world, and move beyond that […]

The natural anti-depressant

Depression is a modern epidemic: Miriam Akhtar & Dr Chris Johnstone explore natural, effective ways to promote emotional wellbeing based on things we do rather than take. They introduce the ‘Self-Help SSRI toolkit’ of Strategies, Strengths, Resources and Insights that can improve the quality […]