Things are looking up

I returned from walking my dog the other day in such an uplifted, joyous state that it took me by surprise.  I realised I had unconsciously been applying three techniques that build positive, relaxed mood, pretty much on demand.

Here they are, so you can use them too.  Read more…

Healing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Studying health instead of disease.  That was the motto of an informal but far reaching 2006 study into the devastating illness known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME). With the cause of the disease eluding scientists, this study sought instead to uncover how those who had successfully recovered from CFS had done so. Read more…

And so it begins

Psychologist Stephanie Thompson

Blog post #1.  Here it is, finally.  I’ve contemplated writing a blog for about two years, and have finally taken the plunge.  I hope to bring you interesting ponderings about life, happiness and the human condition, with practical take-home tips, a little humour, and as much wisdom and objectivity as I can muster.

Also, the psychology of business and current affairs.  This blog is taking shape just as the USA has concluded its history-changing Clinton-Trump 2016 election…

I’ve also got a book on the boil.  It’s about…  Read more…