Prescribing for ADHD in US

This is the startling introduction to an article on the prescription of amphetamines to ‘treat’ ADHD in the US. The figures are mind-boggling. Nearly 4 million Americans, most of them children and young adults, are being prescribed amphetamine-like stimulants to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Up to a million more may be taking the […] Read more »

Coffee shop training for the Great North Run

Now that I’ve told everyone that I’m running the Great North Run (GNR), I suppose I actually need to get started with the training. While there’s a lot of physical training, I’m treating it as an opportunity to use all the tricks of my trade to improve my performance and deal with the mental aspects […] Read more »

Energy Psychology for PTSD

In a recent EFT training in Aberdeen someone asked me if EFT was effective for PTSD. The question reminded me of this story which answers the question rather eloquently. Carl Johnson, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist retired from a career as a PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) specialist with the Veteran’s Administration has, over the past six […] Read more »

Lonliness isn't good for you

A rather sobering article, absence makes the heart grow weaker, in the New Scientist points to the health effects of lonliness in later life. Loneliness is bad for the heart, suggests a new study. It shows that loneliness increases the blood pressure of those nearing retirement age to the same degree as smoking or a […] Read more »

EFT Level 1 Training in Aberdeen

This one-day Level 1 EFT workshop is delivered under the auspices of the AAMET (Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy Techniques). The training is intended for therapists, healers, coaches, counsellors and health care workers wishing to learn this powerful new approach for working with clients, and for individuals who just want to improve the […] Read more »

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At last it dawned on me …

“For a long time it has seemed to me that life was about to begin – real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be got through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on […] Read more »