Understanding Extreme Emotions
Why is it that emotions can be so much more extreme in some people than in others? Authors of An Introduction to Coping with Extreme Emotions, Lee Brosan and Amanda Spong, explain how a combination […]Read More
Why do we get irritable and angry and what can we do about it?
William Davies, the author of Overcoming Anger and Irritability, explains a useful traffic light exercise for controlling your anger. Getting angry is a way of letting other people know that what they are […]Read More
When does drinking alcohol become a problem?
Misuse of alcohol is a very common problem, and it can have long-term effects on your health, career and family life. This article will help you answer the question, ‘When does drinking alcohol become a problem?’. […]Read More
How men can be kind to themselves during Movember
One of the key aims of Movember is to raise awareness of men’s mental health issues. Having mental health problems does not make you any less of a man, as author and illustrator Matthew Johnstone captures […]Read More
A brief history of anger from Irvin D. Yalom
Irvin D. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. In Becoming Myself, his long-awaited memoir, he turns his therapeutic eye on himself, delving into the relationships that shaped him and the […]Read More
A memoir of madness and a mother’s love
When Zack McDermott woke up one morning convinced he was being filmed as part of an audition for a TV pilot, a manic spree around Manhattan ensued, culminating in his arrest half-naked on a subway […]Read More
From novice to world-beater, a life-changing story of coping with grief
When the love of Juliana’s life died unexpectedly, she was plunged into an all-consuming grief. But out of that grief grew a determination to take on a seemingly impossible challenge – to cycle the […]Read More