Monthly Archives: January 2012

The “Yes But” Challenge

Those innocuous-sounding words, “yes, but”, occur so commonly and habitually in normal human communication, that over time most people are completely unaware of their existence and impact. And more significantly, most people are unaware of the pot… Continue reading

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The importance of seeking out uncomfortable news

It has long been recognised that humans have a tendency to filter out what doesn’t fit within their frame of reference, unconsciously blanking out uncomfortable messages. The capacity to manage such ingrained habits is not only harder than most of… Continue reading

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Encouraging healthy living? You cannot change behaviour!

According to the radio news on Tuesday, all front-line health professionals in the UK are soon to be required to use every patient contact to dispense advice on healthy living. Whether concerning weight loss, exercise or alcohol consumption, every… Continue reading

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