The world needs more than just a few good men

16 days are not sufficient time to be aware, think of and talk about gender based violence.  Awareness is good, statistics useful and fresh resolutions potentially powerful, but a deep and honest and incredibly courageous conversation about masculinity and the expressions of male sexuality is crucial.  So this is not the conversation. It’s a plea to have the conversation.  But what about?  I reckon…

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When feeling out of control is spot on

Anxiety is one of the most common complaints regarding emotions that are being treated today.  People live with varying degrees of anxiety, worry, nervousness, unease and apprehension. There are many treatment modalities available, one of which I would like to share with you. What I find quite fascinating is that almost all people that I work with who suffer from…

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Why diets don’t work: we were meant to love food

Experience has shown that there are several problems with diets. Sustainability is one. Complex emotional responses to deprivation another. Struggling with self-control one more. Hating what’s on your plate another. Fact is that we’re conditioned by multiple sources that tap into some of our most sensitive psychological vulnerabilities to believe that when it comes to the ideal appearance, we’re not there…

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