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37. Communication in Cultures

Communication in Cultures Patients arriving for an advice appointment at a local charity located in a large NHS building are turned away. The NHS reception staff haven’t heard of the charity, even though the charity has been in the building … Continue reading

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36. Introduction to the Unconscious

What is the unconscious? Do you believe in it? How is it relevant today? The most obvious place to start is the supermarket. Clever sales techniques such as the smell of baking bread as we go through the door, or … Continue reading

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33. Website Crash

Website crash, lost mobile, email account down? This is when you learn about the modern relationship to technology. Today in the 21st Century everyone is so reliant on technology that being without is unbearable. When the technology lets us down … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Sadness

The Other Side of Sadness. What the New Science of Bereavement Tells Us About Life After Loss   George A. Bonanno Basic Author s 2009 Paperback: 372 pages ISBN-10: 1459608186 £19.99 This book challenges the precepts of bereavement theory and practice … Continue reading

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30. Hillsborough, Marc Dreier and the Line North London Counsellor Blog 14th September 2012

The Police manipulated and changed the evidence to put the blame for the Hillsborough tragedy onto football fans. This has not come to light until 23 years later after the tragedy. Believing that we live in a modern democracy in … Continue reading

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29. The Paralympics – Commentary of Prejudice

It seems there is a long way to go. Listening to the commentary of the Paralympics athletic events last night made interesting viewing for the wrong reasons. The camera panned across the competitors on the starting line while they were … Continue reading

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28. The Rich should pay tax

Rich should pay tax Bank Holiday Weekends are long weekends. If you are having a good time, they go quickly and you get two Saturday nights! If you are not having a good time, they seem like an eternity where … Continue reading

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27. The 5:2 Diet and Digging Holes

The 5:2 diet is a way of being healthy, eating what you like for 5 days and for two non-consecutive days eating 600 calories. It is a pity that it has to be called a diet – suggesting that it … Continue reading

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26. The Olympics and the Lottery: I don’t like me

The Olympics and the Lottery So the 2012 London Olympics are over!! The Games were very successful: the number of medals won by Team GB coming third behind China, and the US, un-Britishly well- organised, and a great advert for … Continue reading

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25. Summer Holidays: What For?

Summer Holidays: What For? There is awareness in general that the Christmas break is a stressful time for people: especially dealing with visiting relatives, for parents of consumerist kids,  those who are isolated or have no contact with family. But … Continue reading

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