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It took millions of years for the human mind to evolve into the self-forming creature we can now become. We have reached a watershed where exciting recent discoveries about how the mind/body system works enable us to understand the processes by which the human nature of a new child can successfully unfold to create an effective and fulfilled individual.
Denise Winn talks with Professor John Ratey about the brain as a social organ, and the need to be alert early to inept social skills.
At a time when we are struggling with a number of major moral dilemas, Ivan Tyrrell suggests that the human givens approach can help us reach ethical decisions.
Lee Pycroft describes how a beauty makeover can trigger self-care and self-respect in vulnerable or traumatised women.
USE of illicit drugs is common in schizophrenia, with a recent meta-analysis showing that as many as one in four patients had ‘cannabis use disorder’.
Ros Jeal describes how she is helping women stop themselves from being lured back into abusive relationships.
Therapy in all its forms can be confusingly capricious and unpredictable. We should not try to deny this, but learn to accept it, says Larry Dossey MD.
A young Russian woman, Nina, describes how just three sessions of human givens therapy lifted her suicidal depression and turned her life around.
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Date posted: 21/04/2022
Gain topical new HG insights - with Denise Winn's Helping Humanity Thrive blog - on Psychology Today.
Date posted: 21/04/2022