Category Archives: perspective: personal

’Shades of Einstein”·. (Cont’d from previous blog).

Textbooks will ‘tell’ you that it was one Aaron T Beck who originated a theory of emotion and emotional problems, by defining their core problem in depression as a “thinking disorder”. This disorder, so he explained, developed out of “negative … Continue reading

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Change (of emphasis and perspective) can be as good as a rest. (Continued from previous blog).

I intend for a moment to return to the analogy of “the untidy room”, to which there is a self-evident need to restore at least a semblance of order out of chaos and upon which I opted to focus in … Continue reading

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“Saying” and “Hearing”.

(Note. You will note that there has been a temporary break and short delay in the posting of blogs due to illness; sorry about that. SB.) Following on from my most recent blog, the difficulty in writing to you employing … Continue reading

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First experiences of cancer

What part in the overall direction that my life has taken over the years, did the experiences and influences of those early days play? This is a question that from time to time I have pondered. My father would from … Continue reading

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