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Why is change so hard?

Any change involves uncertainty, and that can be unsettling. We need a measure of safety and security to maintain life as we know it. On the other hand, we need some excitement and stimulation to encourage growth. Even though we know everything changes (the only constant is change), we still cling to the idea of…
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angry gary

What Would People Think of Me?

This excerpt is from my new podcast Alanism which explores the psychological benefits of creativity in art, music and theatre. I sat down with actor/writer Liam Cogan of Ragged Trouser Theatre Company to discuss his upcoming play Gary’s Not Well at The Bread & Roses Theatre 5-9th Feb, 2019. LIAM The theatre, for me, was a relatively…
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Man with potential selves

A man is walking through life, determined and focused. Or he is standing, rooted to the spot. Or he is dreaming. Whatever he is doing, he always has the potential to be different. By changing his mind he can change his state. When he captures and holds his potential he is still. When he releases his potential he is free to…
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