As humans, we have inherited an ‘older’ brain, with more automatic responses. We can train it.
Habit and magic
We humans have a strong habit-forming side. But we also seek novelty and adventure. We need both.
Behavioural change is possible – it just needs a careful, methodical approach to time and life management… and some disciplined use of the diary.
Building new habits, breaking bad ones
Psychology research suggests that creating new habits is best done by integrating new routines into your day.
The uncooperative mind
We have great intentions, but untamed minds. The art of counselling is to work with honesty and subtlety to harness the mind, and re-engage with the world afresh.
Getting things done: procrastination and premeditation
Humans are, in part, built to resist change. To overcome procrastination, and make changes in our life, we need to learn to work wisely with these natural tendencies.
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