Stoptober 2016 : one year…

one year… one year… I made a video not to celebrate the event (even though I will!) but to explain how I did it. So, thank you very much for watching the following video! In this video I am presenting my own personal experience with Stoptober 2015 and the tools I have used to quit smoking. […]

A new series: S2 : AUTONOMY

26 APR 2016 Session TWO: AUTONOMY As promised, here’s the new video re. the session about AUTONOMY. We talked about shame & doubt, and labelling. I’m always mesmerized by the power of labels: we really do believe anything at times, don’t we? The links mentioned in the video are: Tim Urban website re. procrastination  here Tim […]

A new series: S1 : TRUST

03 : 19 APR 2016 Session ONE : TRUST As promised, here’s the new video re. the session about TRUST. The links to follow Brené Brown as mentioned in the video are: Anatomy of Trust at SuperSOUL TV here Brené Brown on Amazon.co.uk here Enjoy the video!

a life script: earthquake

I find working with Life Scripts extremely fascinating. And here is why: Picture this day, the 6th of May 1976, North Italy. I am 8 years old at the time. I go to school during the morning; dad picks me up and we are having lunch together at the barracks were he works; when we […]

Stoptober 2015: 3* month & pain

I have learned something new; and here it is! I don’t know if you remember when I was previously writing about the three-worse-three: third day, third week and third month. My ‘cruellest month’ is not April (thanks T.S. Eliot) but December. I woke up one day, about two and a half weeks after having quit also […]

Stoptober 2015: friends & habits

I went to Liverpool to celebrate something important with a couple of close friends. Do you know, those kind of friends who really know you and you really know them; and you can talk and tell stories and they are always there to help you. That kind of friends. We have known each others for years, years […]

Searching for Funds… for Research

I made a vow: that I would invest my next 7 months in scientifically researching a connection between Trust, Hope/Faith & Recovery from Addiction. I have given myself some deadlines: gathering of material and background study: from 18 Nov 2015 start of project Monday 11/01/2016 start of evaluation Monday  18/04/2016 start of write-up Tuesday 24/05/2016 completion […]

Creative Reflective Writing Course

Calling all benevolent lyrical logical outlaws, sing-my-song stringers, masters of curiosity, megalomaniac optimists, dissident holies inhabitants and glotto-libertarians for 8 Thursdays of sacred fun. At Juice Sustainable Recovery Group in Colne, from THU 16 July 7pm