In praise of neurotics

All the greatest things we know have come to us
from neurotics. It is they and they only who have
founded religions and created great works of art.
Never will the world be conscious of how much it
owes to them, nor above all what they have suffered
in order to bestow their gifts on it.
Marcel Proust, Guermantes Way, 1921

Special Police Units track down internet groomers and abusers of children

UK special police units protecting our children online

Mali takes baby steps towards protecting child soldiers.

Older foster children missing out

Creating a life that you love

Using the metaphor of tending the different ‘boxes’ in our lives.

Creating a life that you love – 10 tips to guide you on your journey

Putting light into our lives

“We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.” — Earl Nightingale

Our mind as a tool for inspiration

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.”

– Plutarch: Greek historian, biographer, and essayist


As I walk through the streets I am inspired by…


Our Principal Psychologist in action at the recent PeakCare conference on Education of Children in Out of Home Care:

 Shoebox Living on tour again

Mental Health Research – latest publications courtesy of COPMI

An Inspirational Couple and a clever way for a comedian to celebrate acceptance and tolerance.