Recent writing: A more mindful recovery

For June’s issue of Planet Mindful magazine – Time Inc’s new mindfulness publication, launched January 2018 – I wrote two features, both exploring different aspects of how mindfulness has been an important part of my recovery from last year’s car accident. Mindfulness is well and truly having its moment in the sun right now – no […]

Balance: July 2017

Creativity is sacred, and it is not sacred. What we make matters enormously, and it doesn’t matter at all. We toil alone, and we are accompanied by spirits. We are terrified, and we are brave. Art is a crushing chore and a wonderful privilege. Only when we are at our most playful can divinity finally […]

Your experiences: A CBT solution for self esteem problems

My fourth case study for Self esteem refers to your opinion of yourself, and most people’s self esteem varies from day-to-day, depending on mood and circumstances. Self esteem problems occur, however, when you have a consistently low opinion of yourself. You may feel a sense of shame and frustration, and become very self critical […]