"The nearer a man comes to a calm mind, the closer he is to strength.” Marcus Aurelius Many more people say they have a calm mind, than actually do. A calm mind can be developed by training; good examples can be found in the military, particularly in higher level forces, fire fighting services and some medical staff, especially those in emergency medicine. But what if … [Read more...] about How To Walk The Talk Of Having A Calm Mind
These days it is easy to overdose on caffeine (Wikipedia). In fact, some people even boast about getting their caffeine fix and tell themselves, and others, that they cannot function without it. You see this across the web; in social media bios, tweets, Facebook posts and more. Caffeine addiction is often presented as some kind of 'badge of honour', or thinly disguised by … [Read more...] about Are You Consuming Too Much Caffeine?
Way too often, I come across disturbing stories about the failure of mental health professionals. Here's such an account of how mental health professionals failed to correctly diagnose, and treat, a psychotic drug addict who then shortly afterward went on to kill a pensioner. Mother begged for psychotic drug addict son to be sectioned just days before he knifed a … [Read more...] about When A Psychologist Or Psychiatrist Or Counsellor Is Not An Expert
Poor parenting is a serious problem today. Parents have a huge responsibility. Much bigger than many realise. Have a read of this article: So are YOU posher than your parents? The key to social mobility is having a devoted and determined family It’s an interesting, moving and thought-provoking story. At the end, the author writes: "I had a lump in my throat as I … [Read more...] about Have You Overcome What Your Parents Did To You? (Poor Parenting)