Being Human:Feeling Wobbly?

Feeling Wobbly? In the last four weeks we have all experienced massive amounts of change in our lives and have all coped in different ways. I have been hearing from students that they are not sleeping well, finding it impossible to ‘switch off’ or feeling very lethargic. I have been experiencing high levels of what… Continue reading Being Human:Feeling Wobbly?

Wise words from Brene Brown

“This pandemic experience is a massive experiment in collective vulnerability. We can be our worst selves when we’re afraid, or our very best, bravest selves. In the context of fear and vulnerability, there is often very little in between because when we are uncertain and afraid our default is self-protection. We don’t have to be… Continue reading Wise words from Brene Brown

Cracking the Anxiety Code

I mentioned in class last week that I listened to a podcast that you might be interested in. In 1962 an Australian GP, Dr Claire Weekes published a book called Self Help for Your Nerves in which she said she could cure panic, depression, sorrow, agoraphobia and anxiety. The psychiatric establishment dismissed her as under-qualified… Continue reading Cracking the Anxiety Code