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New: Berkeley study on how stress changes the brain…

New: Berkeley study on how stress changes the brain…

The following new study from Berkeley is really interesting: Title: How chronic stress predisposes brain to mental disorders URL: ScienceDaily Summary: Biologists have shown in rats that chronic stress makes stem cells in the brain produce more myelin-producing cells and fewer neurons, possibly affecting the speed of connections between cells as well as memory and … Continue reading

An easy start in the basics of Mindfulness

An easy start in the basics of Mindfulness

Everybody is talking about Mindfulness these days. Some imagine that it’s a hippy dippy meditation technique, others that it’s a more complex philosophy for living. Actually, for me maybe it’s both of those, and neither of those. Mindfulness is a simple theory with many many applications. Why do I include it here on my CBT … Continue reading

Newsletters collection: Cognitive Behavioural Training and Mind Map Training Dublin Ireland

Newsletters collection: Cognitive Behavioural Training and Mind Map Training Dublin Ireland

Scroll below… and simply click on the images to open a new window for any of the following hi-res zoomable newsletters for corporate training, workshops, and private sessions. Some are old, some are new – (and bespoke seminars and training can be put together for any psychological ‘brain training’ needs, call to discuss…   _____________________________________ … Continue reading

Is coffee giving you anxiety?

Is coffee giving you anxiety?

Caffeine is used by many of us daily – we love it, we know that it’s a stimulant, we associate it with ‘alertness’ and drink it to help us stay on top of work for instance – it’s pleasurable and useful. But, most of us are not aware of it’s exact effects on our nervous … Continue reading

He/she is just not that into you? Take advice from the CBT philosopher Epictetus:

He/she is just not that into you? Take advice from the CBT philosopher Epictetus:

Modern psychotherapy borrows from the great intellectual thinkers through the ages, and philosophers from the East and the West – and an acknowledged king in the evidence based psychotherapy world is the Greek stoic philosopher Epictetus – the practical rational thinker and teacher, whose text The Enchiridion (or ‘Manual for Living’ as it’s more generally called in these modern ages), … Continue reading

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Dublin, Ireland) – The Revolution in Psychotherapy – “thinking about thinking…”

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Dublin, Ireland) – The Revolution in Psychotherapy – “thinking about thinking…”

Many of today’s mental health experts are recommending Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as a first choice treatment for pretty much all emotional disorders – stress, depression, anxiety, anger management etc.– rather than medication, or spending years undergoing the old style Freudian ‘shrink’  psychiatry. This blog is a free resource to help you to understand and … Continue reading