The Mood Book

The Mood Book

I am very happy and proud to announce my latest publication The Mood Book.   A book for people who are interested in learning more about how and why they feel the way they do. This book explores the highs and lows, complexities and intensities, as well as the positively joyous pleasures and deepest pains of 21st century life.  It is a collection of moods, emotions, feelings, states of mind and quirks of personality.  Included are some mood disorders, personality types and characteristics to learn more about.  You can read about case studies on eating disorders, relationship issues and work based…

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What are the main theories of emotion relevant today

What are the main theories of emotion relevant today

There are many theories about emotion going back hundreds of years.   They have been grouped into categories, sub-categories and numerous lists.  Some of the main theories can still be useful today. Many psychologists identify the basic/prime emotions to be anger, fear, disgust, happiness, rage, love and sadness.  Emotion is defined as a strong feeling deriving from one’s circumstances, mood, or relationships with others instinctive or intuitive feeling as distinguished from reasoning or knowledge According to the Oxford Dictionary the word emotion derives from Mid 16th century, denoting a public disturbance:  from French émotion, from émouvoir excite, based on Latin emovere, from e- (variant…

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How can Ayurvedic medicine help with emotional wellbeing?

How can Ayurvedic medicine help with emotional wellbeing?

As a holistic therapist I often wonder about other alternative treatments for emotional issues.  Having been to India and experienced a very relaxing Ayurvedic massage I was keen to know more about Ayurvedic treatments and the types of emotional issues that arise.  So I decided to find out more by interviewing Harley Street specialist Dr Ashish of Ashishveda UK What are the Main Reasons for people seeing an Ayurvedic Practitioner? Most people come along because they cannot find answers elsewhere and have been discouraged by other forms of help for their problems How much do you believe emotional wellbeing plays a part in physical…

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