Help yourself

Sometimes we all need a little bit of inspiration. Below are some videos, books and useful resources that I find myself recommending often to clients, family and friends.

TED talks

 

Often, the root cause of our distress comes from relationships - those we have with other people, or the one we have with ourselves. These talks zero in on ways we can improve these relationships, whether by being more open, more confident, or more honest with ourselves and others, and draw on fascinating research to back up their findings.

THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY

by Brene Brown

YOUR BODY LANGUAGE SHAPES WHO YOU ARE

by Amy Cuddy

WHY WE ALL NEED TO PRACTICE EMOTIONAL FIRST AID

by Guy Winch

HONEST LIARS - THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SELF-DECEPTION

by Cortney Warren

THE SECRET TO DESIRE IN A LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP

by Esther Perel

10 WAYS TO HAVE BETTER CONVERSATIONS

by Celeste Headlee

CULTIVATING COLLABORATION: DON'T BE SO DEFENSIVE!

by Jim Tamm

Books

 

With topics ranging from the difficult subjects of death and grief, to why sleep is so important for our health, the below books are at turns fascinating, thought-provoking, and beautifully well-written.

Other counselling organisations in Cambridge

 

Everyone should have access to talking therapy. Below are links to some local organisations that provide counselling, as well as a few therapist directories, if you wish to go private. If you're worried about your mental health, a good first port of call is your GP; they might be able to provide counselling on the NHS.