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Playing for connection

Playing for connection

  Playing for connection Maybe it is as if the addictive power of the latest shiny tech smartphone or tablet might be loosening its grip on us all at last - or at least for some of us. Or, maybe it's just not so great after all that everyone is plugged into their own...

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Therapy Digest 09

Therapy Digest 09

      Therapy Digest 09 Ghosting arrives in the workplace while deviant sex and violence are played out in the virtual world of video gaming or in our own head. Plus simple steps to accountability.   The ghost in the machine Ghosting as a term originated in the world...

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Are drug users in your workplace?

Are drug users in your workplace?

Are drug users in your workplace? It is no surprise that a recent report by a US federal government agency acknowledged that some 69 per cent of illicit drug users in the United States is in employment. As a London based therapist often the clients who come to see me...

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Women quit sex after cancer

Women quit sex after cancer

Women quit sex after cancer. I was saddened but not surprised to read a recent headline in the Daily Mirror newspaper quoted the results of a survey from the UK’s Breast Cancer Care charity. They asked nearly 1,000 women of whom almost 95% said cancer treatment had...

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Therapy Digest 08

Therapy Digest 08

    Therapy Digest 08   Catching my eye in my therapy practice and in the media right now are relationships and the damage lies can cause;  Our primaeval need for true connection in the time of tech obsession and how jealousy hurts no one but yourself - so let it go!...

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Eat your way out of depression

Eat your way out of depression

  Eat your way out of depression Nutrition-related health issues seem to take an age to become part of accepted medical practice. The medical establishment requires comprehensive scientific evaluation, randomised trials and peer review before a new drug can be...

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Nudge yourself towards success

Nudge yourself towards success

The Nudge Theory is about nudging or encouraging behavioural changes through positive reinforcement and indirect suggestion. In the wider world Nudge Theory has been applied to economics, politics and health. Supporters in the effectiveness of the theory exist in the...

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