Month: June 2015

Brain Power: 12 Great Ways To Improve Your Thinking By Feeding Your Brain A New Diet

The way we think is central to everything we experience. Some years ago my life had come off the rails and I was diagnosed with clinical depression…

brain power

photography: D Coetzee

…The journey back from that dark place was long and slow. Prescribed anti-depressants improved my mood sufficiently to give me space to think more rationally. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) gave me some new frameworks and models for thinking about my life. Mindfulness exercises brought me back from unhelpful thinking patterns into more productive ones. Continue reading

Self-Improvement: New Beginnings

So here I am, writing the first of what I hope will be many blog posts.  My web domain is registered, my WordPress installation is done, my header graphics are in place and I’ve done my ‘About Me’ page…

Self-Improvement Guy…and now I’m the ‘Self-Improvement Guy’!  

Do you like the title?  I was very pleased to get the web domain, I thought it would have gone already.  It really sums up where I’m at.  Or, more accurately, where I’m headed, because ‘Self-Improvement’ isn’t something you finish: it’s a process, a personal journey I’m intentionally and consistently following.

Why share this stuff? 
So what makes me such a Self-Improvement expert anyway?   Continue reading

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