The Experience of Grief

The Experience of Grief

A couple of weeks ago, I tragically and unexpectedly lost my Nan. Healthy and as strong as an ox, she suffered multiple cardiac arrests in a short space of time and sadly passed on a couple of days later. I wanted to use my blog this month to reflect on grief and...
Do narcissists know they are narcissistic?

Do narcissists know they are narcissistic?

Many of us are familiar with the term narcissist. Some of us know them, live with them, or work with them. But what is a narcissist? In a nutshell, a narcissist is someone who is selfish, patronising, demanding and has a grandiose sense of self-importance.  They...
Perception is Projection

Perception is Projection

Perception is Projection. A deeply powerful and all-encompassing famous phrase from Carl Jung, renowned Swiss psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and founder of analytical psychology.  “Projection is one of the commonest psychic phenomena…Everything that is unconscious in...
Pushed to our limits – where do we go from here?

Pushed to our limits – where do we go from here?

Positivity in pandemic times. The entire world is tired. Our once fiery personal and professional resilience feels like it is stuck in an exhausting loop of work-life blur. Small things overwhelm us and big emotions define us. We all feel on edge. Rational thinking...
The ‘invisible’ impact of pain.

The ‘invisible’ impact of pain.

Throughout your life, you will have experienced at least some degree of physical pain (unless you’re a super hero?). The ability to experience pain is actually a good thing – in small doses. Pain is our brain’s ‘alarm system’; warning us to immediately stop...