All of a sudden, we find ourselves in an intense and stressful time. Many of us feel anxious and uncertain, not just because of COVID-19 but also because of all the unprecedented measures that are being taken all around the world. These are things we have never seen before, such as borders closing and millions […]
Do you know the feeling of getting lost in doing something you love? This feeling is associated with being fully immersed in something, with energised focus and full involvement. It leads to joy, fulfilment and spectacular progress in the task you are performing. In the 1950′s psychologist Mihaly Csíkszentmihályi became fascinated by artists who would […]
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.