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Human Givens Foundation
The Human Givens Foundation (HGF), is a charity registered in England and Wales, Charity No. 1108432.
Its objectives are to promote research and public education into the 'givens' of human nature and their application into the treatment and care of those suffering from mental illness.
For more information about the charity, visit: www.humangivens.com/foundation
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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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How one session of human givens therapy was enough to transform the life of Sarah, a depressed single mother.
Joe Griffin explains why dreaming, and forgetting our dreams, fulfils a vital human need.
Julia Welstead considers the connection between our mental health and our planet
WRITING down negative thoughts, crumpling them up and throwing them away (as often advocated by therapists) really does help reduce negative thinking, research has shown.
Ivan Tyrrell reviews "The Buddha Pill: can meditation change you?" by Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm (Watkins Publishing, £10.99).
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Our first-ever online conference was held in February this year, and was a great success. If you missed the day, you haven't missed out. The replay is now available.
Due to Covid-19 and the ongoing uncertainty over when large groups will be able to reconvene safely, the HGI has made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s attended conference. We will now be putting all our efforts into planning next year’s to make it another rewarding event.