The benefits of Meditation

After reading an article in the May 2015 edition of “What the doctors don’t tell you” journal, I’m now thinking more seriously about meditation and it’s benefits in helping me to stay mentally sharp for as long as possible! The article highlights research undertaken at the University of California (UCLA). The article states that, “people who have meditated for… View Article


Diet and Depression

According to a recent article entitled, “Western diet causes depression” in the June 2015 edition of the ‘What Doctors Don’t tell You’ journal, it is now believed that our western diet when high in saturated fats and sugars may be responsible for depression and psychiatric disorders, in addition to the heart disease epidemic. It is understood that when… View Article


“95% of all illness is caused by stress!”

According to Dr Bruce Lipton, a cellular biologist at Stanford Medical School, “95% of all illness is caused by stress!” Whilst at the Ted Global 2013 conference, Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal stated: “How you think and how you act can transform your experience of stress. When you choose to view your stress response as helpful,… View Article


Looking at paintings can make us feel better

Looking at paintings can make us feel better; neuroscientists have discovered that looking at a beautiful artwork can increase the blood flow to the part of the brain associated with pleasure by as much as 10 per cent – the equivalent of gazing at a loved one.” This is a fascinating statement by the National… View Article


An interesting theory by Professor Cary Cooper

An interesting theory by Professor Cary Cooper – that of “Presenteeism.” His opinion being that continuing to work when feeling ill, rather than taking time off to recover can have a similar negative impact on business performance than that of absenteeism. Perhaps worth considering if you are feeling guilty about taking time off work!?


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Laura Morris MBACP Senior Accredited

Counsellor/Therapist & Life Coach

Harrogate, North Yorkshire