The Great Illusion of the Self

A series of surprising articles titled The Great Illusion of the Self were featured in last weeks New Scientist magazine. Topic covered included: If the moment in time we are supposed to be inhabiting turns out to be a mere construction, the same is likely to be true of the self existing in that present. […]

Ultimate Inspiration

Second only to the extraordinary feats seen at the Para Olympics, this has got to be the most inspiring story of the year in terms of breaking the boundaries on human performance. As we watch one man prepare to leap from from near space in an attempt to set a new world record, you’ve got […]

Anger Management Budda Style

I saw this and it made me laugh. Wonderfully insightful and humorous… If you suffer from anger or other emotional problems who do they affect most? Anger and other excessive negative emotions not only impact performance, they are scientifically proven to cause heart disease and other physical illnesses. These things have been known for a […]

Riding on the Crest of the Olympic Buzz

Everyone has been caught up with the success of Team GB over the last 3 weeks. The excitement, enthusiasm and passion of our athletes is matched by that of our support for them and the games as a whole. And have you noticed how this positivity has rubbed off on other areas of your life? […]

BBC Horizon

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The disconnect between our experience and reality #neuroscience #neuroplacticity: BBC Horizon – Out of Control Your Unconscious Mind turns out to be the sophisticated centre of everything you do. “The discovery of placticity represents a new era in our understanding of the human brain. It reveals the power of the unconscious to adapt and form […]

What Amazes Me About PTSD

After another amazing 3 days working with soldiers with PTSD on the Warrior Programme charity, I’m again filled with admiration for anyone who has the self-awareness to own up to their problems and takes 100% responsibility for becoming the person they want to be. The experience of PTSD can include the compounded extremes of anxiety […]