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Healing Poetry of Sorrow, Crying, Brontë and The Smiths

(This article was first published on Linkedin on 7 October 2018) Photo Credit: Chris Gilbert I wish to dedicate this article to my dear friend, poet and teacher, Gary Jackson...

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Adding Positive Humour for Our Wellbeing and Mental Health

(This article was first published on Linkedin on 1 September 2018) Photo Credit: Priscilla du Preez Not a single day goes by without news highlighting the alarming state of our...

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What is meant by ‘Living by the Sword’?

(This article was first published on Linkedin on 7 July 2018) (Image credit from ‘Secrets of The Samurai: A survey of the Martial Arts of Feudal Japan’) What is really...

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Why Change is Hard

The 14th Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of the Tibetan people and Nobel prize laureate has spoken extensively about the parallels he sees between the scientific and the Buddhist enquiry into...

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Authenticity, Uniqueness and Bringing Our Whole Self to Work. The Case of Fund Manager Dr M. J. Burry

Photo credit: Dakota Corbin (This article was first published on Linkedin on 13 May 2018) The concept of ‘Bringing Our Whole Self To Work’ is now a much used catch-phrase and...

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How Meaning and Giving Back Can Boost your Happiness at Work

(This article was first published on 7 May 2018 on Linkedin) Coming from a family from ex-Yugoslavia who immigrated to France, Gandhi’s approach and economic vision, which aimed at the...

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Lessons from Teachers and Mentors

I share interviews from three great teachers and mentors who made it possible for me to be who I am and do what I love today. The teachers I was...

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What is an ‘Inner Voice’? 8 small actions we can take to listen to ourselves

No matter what conditions we find ourselves in, we are more resilient than we know. Although we cannot control others we definitely have full control of ourselves; our thoughts, our...

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British Egyptian Film-maker on the revolution, change and mental health

Photo credit: ‘Egyptian Revolution’, Cairo, Egypt A few weeks ago, I caught up with British-Egyptian film-maker friend Mohammad “Mo” Homouda, who was ‘de passage’ in London. 8 years after the...

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French Male on Mental Health

Numerous researchers have recently stated that there is a silent crisis in men’s mental health. This is based on robust evidence that men have high rates of various mental health...

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