Today I need to smile more

Mood – maybe +1.5 energy and + 2 wellbeing – but I don’t feel happy. Smiling makes me feel happy. I don’t like masks – they stop me smiling at people, and until masks are mandated, I am going to smile at everyone – just everyone. I love it – the best people instantly beam … [Read more…]

University Choices

Mood not so good today, maybe +1 energy and +1 Wellbeing – I did a bit of walking yesterday, wine free protein rich supper, a desert of blueberries and biscuits – not too many. Diet OK! Hip gradually getting better – so why am I not so happy today? I am doing a course about … [Read more…]

Finding the right mood

Fig 7 The illustrated MoodMap MoodMapping is a navigation system for your mind. It helps you go from one mental state to another. This system works, it has been tried and tested over many years. The worst criticism it has faced is being called ‘Mental Pilates’ and that when you are tired and depressed, it … [Read more…]

Getting back to work

Fig 6. Sinclair Miller During the 1990s, I struggled. To begin with, I had lost a “glass ceiling breaking” career as a neurosurgeon and what was worse I had lost my mind. I had always prided myself on having a good brain. It did what I wanted, solved problems, came up with new ideas, remembered … [Read more…]