Presented like this, this sounds like a ridiculous question. Aren’t ‘cure’ and ‘healing’, synonyms? One author at, least, thinks not, and for important reasons. There are significant differences between these terms. Nigel Pocock ‘Cure’ is seen as symptomatic of western culture. It is associated with immediacy. ‘Healing’ is […]
Some people manage to overcome difficulties and come out stronger on the other side. Others do not manage to recover. Human responses to critical moments in life vary depending on our capacity to consider change as an opportunity to better oneself.
In a western world premised on a culture of denial of differences, is a concept of ‘national character’ meaningful? Or a basis for harmful stereotyping? Can we learn anything constructive about differences, if, indeed, they exist? . Nigel Pocock . Studies of neurogenesis and synaptogenesis (the life-long generation of new […]
On Saturday July 27th, the Latino community has organized a cultural and music event to come together in west London. The festival aims to bring together the large Latino community living in London and those attending it will witness a variety of musical concerts. Among the guest artists, is […]
Doctor Brené Brown has spent the past 12 years investigating vulnerability, courage, dignity and shame. She will be exploring these themes at a conference in London on the 4th of July. . Brown, whose 2010 speech “The Power of Vulnerability” has had over 8.5 million views on TED.com (an organisation […]