Blogs, Wellbeing & Other Interesting Things

Gender Identity in Sport

You may have seen the recent story about Caster Semenya and the debate about gender identity that surrounded it. Here is the BBC link: I’m just a simple guy …

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My Parents- Positive and Negative

I thought I’d share this with you all, because my parents in some ways were total opposites. Just like a battery- one positive and one negative.

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Can Therapy be Fun?

Can therapy be fun? That’s an interesting question, can therapy indeed be fun. After all, therapy can be a tough place to be. You are sitting opposite someone you don’t …

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You don’t have to be a pagan to burn stuff

You don’t have to be a pagan to burn stuff. This blog follows on from my recent blog about Paganism and Wellbeing. Have you ever set fire to things …

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Wellbeing and Paganism

This blog is about a subject that has started to interest me more and more- the link between Wellbeing and Paganism. In case that statement seems odd, Paganism is the …

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My thoughts on historic abuse cases.

Historic sex abuse: some questions answered. Historic sex abuse seems to be in the news a lot these days. To the extent that people seem to be asking questions such …

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Anger Management

As a therapist I probably see around 30% of my clients for anger management issues. This is no great surprise. Life for many people these days is not easy. If …