Angry women – a powerful force for change

Angry women – a powerful force for change

Angry women – a powerful force for change Watching Leigh Sales’ 7.30 series on ‘Why Women are Angry’ has got me thinking a lot about women and anger. I have spent many decades being very uncomfortable with my own feelings of anger. I have also been told to...
Wellbeing in tough times

Wellbeing in tough times

Wellbeing in tough times What are your top 3, go-to wellbeing strategies? Things you do at least several times a week that help you live, work and love well. Are they any different in lockdown to otherwise? Often we’re very good at knowing (not always doing!) things...
Why saying ‘Not all Men’ is a Problem

Why saying ‘Not all Men’ is a Problem

Why saying ‘Not all Men’ is a Problem I was eavesdropping on a discussion between my 16-year-old daughter and a group of her friends and by their tones, I could hear something interesting was going on: “That’s just such bullsh*t!”, said one of the boys. “I’m...
The superfood of positive emotions

The superfood of positive emotions

The syperfood of positive emotions Positivity Resonance: Understanding everyday love. (Prof. Barbara Fredrickson) Emotions and how they are discussed and classified is a hot topic within and outside of psychology. Traditionally, psychology classifies emotions into...
Good Old Fashioned Hospitality

Good Old Fashioned Hospitality

Updates from Happiness & its Causes Conference 2020 Dr Robert Biswar-Diener talked about “Why Hospitality is the answer to some of the world’s most pressing problems.”  He defines hospitality as an attitude of welcome – even towards strangers. It is a cousin...