Change

The Times They are A-Changin’

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‘All great changes are preceded by chaos.’ – Deepak ChopraEven as the eternal optimist I have to admit that the times, they are a changin’. I’m interested in storytelling, not just the written word on the page, but as a narrative psychologist, spoken-word stories of everyday lives.Β The key to good storytelling is the listener, as […]

New Year

Optimism… a recipe for a successful new year

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Life is full of triumphs and disappointments, but it’s telling that we often focus on the disappointments and remember them better than the triumphs. Last year I experimented with keeping count of both. I’ve often used the ‘write down your problems’ – or disappointments or lack of achievement – as a solution-finding exercises, and this […]

New Year

Happy new bag of optimism…

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Well, here it is. 2010.When I realised last night that it was ten years since the millennium celebrations I was shocked. The time’s passed so fast and I’m a completely different person than I was ten years ago. I’m a stickler for New Year Resolutions and reviews of the year that has gone because I […]