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This Book Will Make You Mindful and This Book Will Make You Feel Beautiful
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This Book Will Make You Mindful and This Book Will Make You Feel Beautiful

I’m delighted to announce that I have two new books coming out in the series I co-author with clinical psychologist Dr Jessamy Hibberd: This Book Will Make You Mindful and This Book Will Make You Feel Beautiful. This Book Will Make You Mindful: We live increasingly busy lives and can often struggle to cope with the pressure we’re … Continue reading

Come to my talk on procrastination at Birmingham University
Books / Talks/Radio/TV / wellbeing

Come to my talk on procrastination at Birmingham University

I’ll be speechifying at my old haunt Birmingham University this Saturday (18 October) as part of the annual Book to the Future Festival. I’ll be chatting about how to beat procrastination…RIGHT NOW! (See what I did there?) Taking place in room 201 in the Arts Building from 4 – 5pm, I’ll be going through why we procrastinate, how it … Continue reading

What Facebook’s ‘emotion study’ teaches us about mood
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What Facebook’s ‘emotion study’ teaches us about mood

Facebook has just released the findings of a (pretty controversial) ‘emotion study’ it undertook in 2012. ‘A small percentage’ of emotional words were hidden from approx 700,000 people’s news feeds over the course of one week to see the effect on their online behaviour. The words and phrases chosen were generally considered to represent happy, sad, … Continue reading

Tips to beat stress and anxiety
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Tips to beat stress and anxiety

With new research finding a whopping one in five women experiencing symptoms of anxiety all day every day, it’s time to take action. Below are some articles we have contributed to ourselves and also other news reports we thought you’d find helpful. To get started, here’s one of the simplest strategies of all: if you notice your shoulders are up … Continue reading