Did you know that in relationships, we often prefer the familiar (staying together) to the unfamiliar (breaking up), even if we're currently unhappy with our partner. This is called Status Quo bias. There are many of these biases affecting our behaviour and choices every day.Read More
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and forgiving heart. One who looks for the best in other people. Leave people better than you found them”
— Marcus Aurelius
It is widely acknowledged that regular exercise has a beneficial impact on our overall wellbeing. At the Harley Street Wellbeing Clinic, we always recommend physical exercise to our clients, so they can enjoy the health and mind-health related benefits of it. Many multimillionaires includingRead More
Young people, like adults, experience stress. It can come from a variety of sources including doing well in school, making and sustaining friendships, or managing perceived expectations from their parents, teachers or coaches. Some stress can be positive in that it provides the energy to tackle a big test, presentation or sports event. Too much stress, however, can create unnecessary hardship and challenge. Adults can sometimes be unaware when their children or teens are experiencing overwhelming feelings of stress.Read More
Doing well at school is a worry all youngsters have to contend with – but are schoolchildren in Cambridge more stressed than we thought?
It could be so, after it emerged children as young as 6 are now being treated for stress by professionals, with the pressure of taking school tests cited as one of the most common denominators.Read More
Over many years of working with people, it became obvious to me that in the process of ‘becoming’ we think we need to be perfect. What do I mean by this? We become addicted to perfecting ourselves, to carving out a ‘front’ that would be admired by all around us. And this then destroys us if we are not careful.Read More
Before becoming parents, we all have a view of how we will raise our children, what we will do and won’t ever do in situations, and how we will shape their little lives, so they can be happy, healthy and can live a fulfilling life they desire. Then something happens...Read More
Pupils in independent schools are controlled, committed, confident and like a challenge, new research into soft skills and mental toughness reveals.
Pupil confidence high as research shows independent schools' focus on mental toughness Findings to enable schools to target and boost pupil wellbeingRead More
Sadly, growing number of children and young people face 'body confidence issues'.
New research by the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) has found that almost a third of nursery and school staff said they had heard a child label themselves fat and 10% said they had heard a child say they felt ugly.Read More