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Our two new books! This Book Will Make You Mindful and This Book Will Make You Feel Beautiful
Books

Our two new books! This Book Will Make You Mindful and This Book Will Make You Feel Beautiful

We’re delighted to announce that we have two new books coming out in our series: This Book Will Make You Mindful and This Book Will Make You Feel Beautiful. This Book Will Make You Mindful: We live increasingly busy lives and can often struggle to cope with the pressure we’re put under by external factors and, … Continue reading

Come to our talk on procrastination at Birmingham University
Books / CBT / Talks

Come to our talk on procrastination at Birmingham University

I (Jo) will be speechifying at my old haunt Birmingham University this Saturday (18 October) as part of the annual Book to the Future Festival. I’ll be chatting about how to beat procrastination…RIGHT NOW! (See what I did there?) Taking place in room 201 in the Arts Building from 4 – 5pm, I’ll be going through why we procrastinate, … Continue reading

“UK needs four day week to tackle stress,” says top doctor
Blogs / Wellbeing

“UK needs four day week to tackle stress,” says top doctor

A top doctor (i.e. someone who knows what they’re talking about and not just someone who loves a bank holiday), has recommended the UK phase out five day weeks to combat work-related stress, anxiety and depression. Prof. John Ashton, the leader of the UK’s 3,300 public health experts working in the NHS, government and academia, says a four … Continue reading

What Facebook’s ‘emotion experiment’ tells us about mood
Blogs / CBT / Wellbeing

What Facebook’s ‘emotion experiment’ tells us about mood

Facebook has just released the findings of a (pretty controversial) ‘emotion’ study it undertook in 2012. ‘A small percentage’ of emotional words were hidden from approx 700,000 people’s news feeds over the course of one week to see the effect on their online behaviour. The words and phrases chosen were generally considered to represent happy, sad, … Continue reading

Genuinely inspirational quotes that’ll make you feel happier, motivated and less alone
Blogs / Wellbeing

Genuinely inspirational quotes that’ll make you feel happier, motivated and less alone

We all have them – a friend who regularly posts supposedly uplifting mantras online or drops them into conversation, but more often than not they have no relevance to modern life or don’t make sense (you know the type: ‘the shilling is worth a pound to those with no wheat’ etc.). Obviously you’re allowed to ignore them … Continue reading