Tagged: connection

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Immune Resilience Series #25: Human Connection, Covid-19 & Black Lives. I wonder if humankind has ever felt more vulnerable, alone, disconnected, misunderstood and unhappy? All these are factors which impact powerfully on our sense of self-worth and value, and also provoke a chronic and enduring stress response which depletes and...


Appreciating life when it sucks

Appreciating life when it sucks seems perverse, right? Wrong. Research shows that the practise and experience of gratitude not only brings joy but induces a sense of relaxation, improves immune function and lowers blood pressure. And this is very good news for me at the moment. I’m usually a glass-half-full...

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How to break out of loneliness and into thrive

How to break out of loneliness and into thrive seems utterly impossible when we’re stuck in a cycle of lost perspective and motivation. It takes courage to do it. Loneliness is a modern-day epidemic… even when we are constantly ‘with’ people, or have a wide network of friends and family,...