Self-Complexity & Resilience

In my previous post I discussed some barriers to Resilience. In this post I actually want to discuss a topic that has been discussed in the research to potentially enhance, but also possibly reduce our resilience – self-complexity. What does self-complexity mean? Identifying with yourself, through a variety of means. For example I am a husband, son,

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Barriers To Resilience

In my previous post I introduced the concept of Resilience and suggested some of the many ways to enhance our resilience. In this post I actually want to highlight barriers to resilience. There is an easy way to structure our thinking and health an dis-ease….what do I need to add more of, and, what do

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Resilience

One of the most important terms in health, and in my opinion, a term not discussed enough – not with any specificity anyway. Ultimately, when we are seeking improvement in our health, at some level, we are talking about improving our resilience. But a deeper understanding of the term may help us create a more

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Boy vs Man Psychology

Boy vs Man Psychology In the book ‘King, Warrior, Magician, Lover‘ the authors do a great job of breaking down the masculine psyche. An incredibly helpful passage discussed the differences between boy vs man psychology. And this is the topic of today’s blog. However, in order to do this we need to touch on the structure of

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Grounding: Why should I do it?

What is Grounding? Grounding, or Earthing, is the act of connecting directly with the Earth. Very rarely in our day to day lives do our naked feet actually touch the Earth anymore, we now opt instead to wear shoes and sleep on beds that separate us from the ground. Thousands of years ago we would

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Holotropic Breathwork

I recently attended a day-long workshop in Holotropic Breathwork, organised by Holotropic UK. Holotropic means ‘becoming whole’. And that is certainly what I felt during my first holotropic breathwork session. There were 18 of us attending and after an introduction to the day we partnered up, with one of us ‘breathing’ in the morning, the

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