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This will be the second time HG training events have been run in America, these courses were in North Carolina, with the help of the North Carolina Human Givens Center.
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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.
Jim Penman tells Ivan Tyrrell how biology drives our social history, explaining temperament change within cultures and the rise and fall of civilisations.
Green space, blue space, vitamin N, the great outdoors, animal therapy, the nature cure: whatever we want to call it and however we want to engage with it, most of us are aware that communing with our natural world is purported to be good for us. But why is time in nature so beneficial and how does it make us feel better?
Ivan Tyrrell talks with Daniel Nettle about the far closer than expected connection between psychosis and creative thinking.
A set of stand-alone articles on Stress, Anxiety, Phobias, Panic attacks, PTSD, Depression, Addiciton, Anger and OCD that human givens practitioners can use to promote both the approach and their own practice.
Brett Culham describes the outcome of his research to validate the needs-based human givens approach to psychological health.
Self-harm is still a taboo subject. Angela shares her experience of self-harm and the impact it had on her life before taking the first steps to recovery.
The missing ingredient in a person’s life might not be obvious at first...
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Human Givens therapist and tutor, Ros Townsend, has been invited to join an internationally recognised panel of speakers at the Trauma Recovery Summit which takes place from June 21-23 this year.
This update on Marion Brown's work to highlight the often tragic effects of withdrawal from prescription medicines was first shared in the April 2021 issue of the HG Newsletter.