You Are What You Eat – The Mind–Gut Connection

Since healthy eating costs us time, energy and money, we often compromise on it. No big deal right? Well, it’s a bit more complicated. New research on the mind–gut connection tells us that bacteria in the gut can change brain functioning and behaviour, influencing issues of the mind, including depression, anxiety and autism symptoms. The […]

Introduction to Mindfulness

Your brain is your most important asset. It is a power station that connects your every thought, feeling and action. Without your brain there is no you. Yet people tend to take better care of their teeth, their hair and even their car then their brain. When was the last time you took a few [...]

3 simple steps to overcome negative emotions

Tackling negative emotions. Do you want to learn how to effectively process emotions and avoid worrying and feeling hopeless and frustrated? The simple and effective technique Describe – Understand _ Let go (Insight Focussed Therapy, Skeates 2013) is based on brain research and our automatic responses to children. It helps our brain to successfully process negative emotions and stay mindful, calm and in control.

How Can a Psychologist Help?

Feeling unsatisfied with life? Stuck in a negative pattern? Wish your relationships were more fulfilling? Want to make changes but don’t know how? We often want to make changes but don’t know how or we make changes but over time old habits take over again. When self help books and new years resolutions just don’t […]

The Power of Thoughts

How you navigate through life and how you feel largely depends on your thoughts. Your thoughts are immensely powerful. They determine how you feel, your decisions and your actions - every part of your life that you can control. Your thoughts are one of the most powerful tools you will ever have in changing your [...]

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