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Mind The Gap Voiceover Re-Instated

Oswald Laurence, who died over a decade ago, had his recording of “Mind The Gap” removed from the London Underground Embankment station to be replaced by a new recording. His widow, who traveled on the tube simply to hear her husband’s voice, campaigned for its reinstatement and the tube company agreed. Continue reading

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The science of happiness: proof that happiness habits can be a learned.

Recent research into happiness has revealed some surprising results. The key finding seems to be that interventions designed to help people become less miserable (i.e. come out of depression) can not be relied upon to make you happier. To realise … Continue reading

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Why change can be difficult.

We are faced with opportunities and risks all the time. Changing our thinking and behaviours, in order to take advantage of the former or avoid the latter, is therefore something we have to contemplate on a regular basis. Of course, … Continue reading

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Developing a reflective practice – the route to self-awareness through dialogue

Academics in the social sciences often speak of the need to develop a reflective practice. In this post I discuss my thoughts on what it is to be a reflective practitioner and how dialogue plays its part. I will then … Continue reading

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