‘Who needs another self-help series?’ Our new piece for Brain Blogger

Dr Jessamy Hibberd and I have written a piece for the award-winning health and science website Brain Blogger called ‘Who needs another self-help series?’. In it we explain why self-help is so important and describe what CBT is and how it can help everyone, no matter what they’re going through. We were honoured to be askedContinue reading “‘Who needs another self-help series?’ Our new piece for Brain Blogger”

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 “What Facebook’s ’emotion study’ teaches us about mood”

This Book Will Make You Happy/Calm/Confident/Sleep

I have co-authored a series of self-help books with the amazing clinical psychologist Dr Jessamy Hibberd that is available to buy now! (Have a gander at them online at Amazon,Waterstones and Foyles or visit any number of bookshops.) There are four in the collection: This Book Will Make You Happy/Calm/Sleep/Confident.  Based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy they’re accessible, practical and immediate. No fluffyContinue reading “This Book Will Make You Happy/Calm/Confident/Sleep”