The playing cards you are dealt at the beginning of a game will

often determine how well you do in that game. Generally, ‘high’

cards like kings, queens and jacks put you in a strong position,

whereas ‘low’ cards such as 2, 3 or 4 are seen as a bad…


A myth is a traditional story that has endured over many years because it still has something important to say to each new generation of readers.

Joseph Campbell, who studied folklore, believed that if you reduced all of the great myths down to their basic, active ingredients, you are left…


In 1936, Hans Selye designed a 3-stage model to help explain the process of stress and how we respond to it. From his research, he found that the body places a huge importance on maintaining a healthy balance at all time. …


The iso-moodic principle & the mood wheel

Iso-moodic principle

According to the principles of music therapy you can change your mood, as well as calm your body, by listening to a certain number of songs in a certain order or sequence, so as to transport you, step by step, into…


In a parallel universe, not so far away, there is a world where the study of the self is the very first lesson each child will receive in school. This learning is then carried on throughout college, university, employment and adult education. …

self detective

The study of the self. Your study of yourself

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