Pop Psychology

Styling as a Philopsophy

June 28, 2012

My boyfriend’s friend Ella came round the other day. She is a singer and the next big thing and we got to chatting about her new management and the opportunity to completely reinvent her look. To me this was such an exciting prospect. My view is that fashion is a living, working art form and […]

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A Midsummer Nights Dream in Fashion

May 7, 2012

Lately I have become obsessed with interesting accessories and the imaginative jewellery show cased at Chanel and Alexander McQueen for Fall 2012 has inspired me. Alexander McQueen AW 2012 Chanel AW 2012  I adore this ear cuff by Chanel and the use of pearls in wet look hair. Here are the Chanel pearls in the […]

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The Psychology of Giving Thanks

December 2, 2011

I was reading my friend’s amazing Feeling Food blog and was inspired to write my own gratitude blog. The end of November marked the celebration of gratitude in Thanks Giving, an opportunity to surround yourself with those you love and give thanks. I’ve had a tough year and am currently going through a divorce. It […]

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Bing Bing and Other Muses

April 25, 2011

And here they are, my muses of the moment! Women I aspire to in many, many ways. All of you influence my style every day. Daphne Guinness A long time, forever muse of mine is Daphne Guinness. I love everything about her. Her love of couture, her aristocratic membership to the world of high fashion, […]

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Charlie Sheen

March 8, 2011

The world seems so interested in Charlie Sheen at the moment. There are constant television and internet updates on his life as he seems to spin more and more out of control. I work with addicts on a daily basis and I find it so sad that Charlie’s illness has been documented so publicly, not […]

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Rose Tinted Spectacles

March 4, 2011

It has been found that looking back on fond memories has a disproportionate affect on our happiness. So sift through your pics today and stick up some old photos that make you chuckle. An easy way to manufacture happy feelings.   Go on take a peak at your life through rose tinted spectacles!

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Learning Style

January 27, 2011

Neuro – Linguistic Programming examines how the mind processes information. It’s representational systems model explains how information is processed through the senses. In my work as a therapist I pay attention to learning styles so that I can communicate effectively and enter the client’s subjective experience. My own experience of processing information and stimuli is […]

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Dress for the Theatre of Life

January 3, 2011

This is my new year’s resolution 2011. All too often I find that I am rushing out of the door having thrown on something easy and comfortable. I have a cupboard fit to burst and shoe boxes piling up everywhere so why am I wearing a tiny percentage of my wardrobe? I am 30 and […]

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A Tidy Mind

December 8, 2010

I have been reading the book “The Happiness Project” by Gretchen Rubin and she writes that “outer order leads to inner calm”. I followed the instructions in the first chapter of her book and de-cluttered my home room by room. In my own happiness project I have found that de-cluttering my wardrobe has led to […]

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An Attitude of Gratitude

December 3, 2010

Positive psychological studies show that the happiest people are also the most grateful. They focus on the good things in their lives and not the bad. They are quick to cite others as contributing to their success and they thank other people. Writing down five things that you are grateful for and why every day […]

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