How To Use Questions To Get Unstuck

How are your New Year resolutions going? Are you making progress, or are they stalled? Most people express their resolutions as statements: to lose weight go to the gym three times a week to learn Spanish Even if it’s not New Year, you probably have a list of tasks you want to do, for example: […] Read more »

The Room Of A Thousand Demons

Bill O’Hanlon on the value of keeping going. I’m embarrassed to admit I used to read those Lobsang T Rampa (the fake lama) books as well. You can find out more about Bill O’Hanlon on his website Read more »

Festive Greetings In Latin

I hope you enjoy this little taste of the spirit of Christmas from an age before advertising and crass commercialism. Ah, the Middle Ages, those were the days! Whether you are celebrating Christmas, something else, or nothing at all, I wish you a very happy time and all the very best for the New Year Read more »

ChangeCamp – October 29th – Newcastle upon Tyne

The Autumn ChangeCamp in Newcastle upon Tyne, on Saturday October 29th is fast approaching. For those of you who don’t know ChangeCamp is a biannual event for anyone who is interested in psychological change for themselves or the people they work with. It’s a collection of up to 16 mini-workshops held over the course of […] Read more »

Stepping Back From Negative Thoughts

We do lots of thinking every day. Our thoughts come and go constantly from the moment we awake until the moment we fall asleep. Each of these thoughts has an effect on us. Many thoughts trigger emotional states in us for good or ill Thoughts like this probably make us feel good: "that chocolate cake […] Read more »

ChangeCamp: A Community of Practice

One of the purposes behind ChangeCamp, apart from having a good time, is developing a ‘community of practice’. Ettiene Wenger who coined the term defines it thus: Communities of practice are formed by people who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of human endeavor: a tribe learning to survive, a […] Read more »