Mind and Brain Science Applied to Everyday Life

Anger is a two-edged sword - handle it carefully if you want to use it

Jan 07, 2021 by Ian Robertson

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean  Maya Angelou
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured Mark Twain

Who is right, Maya Angelou or Mark Twain? In this webinar I will both answer this question and give some practical exercises exploring anger and how to harness it.


A Mental Tidy-Up in Covid Times

Nov 11, 2020 by Ian Robertson

2020 has been a challenging time for everyone because change is unsettling and being cut off from other people and our normal routines can be stressful.

* Here are some short films illustrating some of the points I make in the following blog:  overload , anger anxiety, relaxation, hunger and overeating

But there is a potential upside too. When everything changes, we can't rely on routine and habit anymore. And while that can make us anxious, it also gives us an opportunity to have a bit of a tidy up – maybe even a spring clean – of the huge cluster of emotions, thoughts