Tagged with: depression
Modern Day Depression
As depression rates surge, one in four Americans suffer from severe depression at some stage in their lives. Where has our society gone wrong? Dr Steve Ilardi, a professor of clinical psychology and author of The Depression Cure gives an insightful talk reminding us that we were never designed for the sleep-deprived, badly nourished, fast […]
The dark side of emotion
Depression is a harsh condition. We can’t just persuade someone to feel better and lighten up. It doesn’t work this way. Here are some useful steps to consider when faced with deep emotion.
Hawking on Depression
Depression is affecting 1 in 3 people. It’s widespread and frightening for adults and children. Here’s a cosmic take on the condition.
How success screws with you
Why is happiness elusive to so many? Stress has become one of our major killers. What do we need to do to get some positive changes?
12 step road to happiness
Here’s a list of 12 areas that come up as being the best things we can do to get on the road to happiness fast.
Less stress, more living
I’m talking at Wilderness Festival for Huff Post on Modern Living: Less stress.
‘Get real’ they told me…
I did a BBC interview with Steve Wright for Radio 2 on happiness and tips on how to run your mind.
Exercise out of the gym and into nature
A new form of physical fitness which involves dumping the gym and using intuitive forms of exercise outdoors.
How to eat well at home – conscious eating that’s good for you and the planet
Farmacy Kitchen Cookbook One of the things that brings me great joy as a writer is the chance to inspire people and offer new perspectives and points of view. That’s why I’m so happy to see that the most recent book I’ve worked on, ‘Farmacy Kitchen’, is successfully doing just that – inspiring people with […]
Why I make time to meditate and how you can too
Making meditation a daily habit There’s an ancient Zen proverb that says, “You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day, unless you’re too busy; then you should sit for an hour”. How relevant this wisdom is for this busy modern age where many people feel that they don’t have time for the […]
Detox Face Mask – Farmacy Kitchen Cookbook
From time to time, everyone’s face can use a little extra loving care. This is my go-to recipe for a great face mask treatment using pure and natural ingredients. You can use this weekly or whenever you feel you need a beauty boost. The clay and charcoal naturally draw out impurities from the skin. The […]
Conscious Living: What does it mean and why is it important right now?
I love the timeless quote from Gandhi, ‘You have to be the change you want to see in the world.’ I realised I could make a real difference when I accepted that change starts within me. I’m responsible for my thoughts, words, actions and it sits with me whether my action and words are having […]