Moving Pieces Taster Workshop

As writers we spend a lot of time in our heads. Thoughts form words that form phrases that we process in the mind and present to the page. Sometimes the stories in our heads represent our experience in the world, but at other times they are born of mental processes than our bodily knowledge. NeitherContinue reading “Moving Pieces Taster Workshop”

Derren Brown – Happy: Why More or Less Everything is Absolutely Fine

Derren Brown’s job is to use psychology to convince. When he’s up there on stage and entertaining audiences, he guiding those in front of him to believe things – to tell themselves stories that may not be true. So he’s pretty well versed on how the brain works. You’d think we might be by now,Continue reading “Derren Brown – Happy: Why More or Less Everything is Absolutely Fine”

Mind Body Spirit Festival London

Mind, body, spirit. The triad of the self and life. All three are worth celebrating, and that is exactly what the Mind Body Spirit Festival aims to do. The four day event of complete wellbeing, including self-development, self-empowerment, yoga, natural healing, meditation and music takes place this bank holiday weekend at Olympia London. The festival will feature some of theContinue reading “Mind Body Spirit Festival London”

Reasons To Stay Alive – Matt Haig

In the last couple of years the topic of mental health has been afforded more column inches, and there have been many campaigns and movements to encourage us to speak more about our mental wellbeing. Yet we are still light years away from ‘parity of esteem’ with physical health, and as the illustrations from RobertContinue reading “Reasons To Stay Alive – Matt Haig”