emotion

What will your webinar cover? 

The webinar outlines a novel approach to understanding and supporting people with emotional difficulties. It begins with an understanding of emotions as normal human phenomena that serve...

Why Do I Feel? Is a rich and thought-provoking podcast hosted by qualified mental health nurse and author, Nathan Filer. Following the title of the podcast, I...

Robert Burton’s Anatomy of Melancholy, first published in 1621, is a huge and innovative encyclopaedia of mental and emotional disorder, as understood in the late Renaissance. The Anatomy examines the causes and symptoms of melancholy (or, in modern terms, depression...

To start, let’s hear your definition of power. What is it, and why is it important to talk about it?

Power is an incredibly nuanced, difficult concept that impacts many areas of life. In a scientific, more evidence-based sense, power is the ability to...

Emotions bring colour to our lives; the challenge is learning to handle them, Kim Golding says in the foreword, beginning the non-pathologizing and non-shaming narrative that runs throughout the book.

Authored by two clinical psychologists and an expert by experience,...

In 2013, the NHS trust I worked for did away with the traditional transition at 18 years from Child and Adolescent to Adult Mental Health Services. A Child and Family service was created to work with those up to 14 years, and a new Youth Service working with those aged...

Michael Jawer's new book is Sensitive Soul: The Unseen Role of Emotion in Extraordinary States.

Emotion is central to your argument in your new book. Does your interpretation of the term emotion differ from the conventional meaning? 
I consider emotion to...

When people from the island of Bali in Indonesia are afraid, they fall asleep. Or at least, that’s what they’re supposed to do.

Falling asleep might seem like a strange thing to do when you’re afraid. If you’re from a Western culture, you’re supposed to freeze on the...

The imposition of social distancing and regulations to prohibit mass gatherings by the UK government (and many others) created an oft-repeated ‘new normal’ that has had a multitude of ongoing effects on families, organisations and communities (some of which may not be...

Many would consider what England Rugby are facing on Saturday as a high-pressure situation. Whilst pressure is very much in the eye of the beholder, the event importance, public scrutiny, requirement for effort, and inherent uncertainty of competition supplies...