Since last September we’ve had 72 posts on this blog on many different topics, so I’m going to filter out a few of what I consider the most interesting or important posts and put them all in the same place.
The Dream Catcher: Read the New Scientist interview with Joe Griffin answering questions on REM sleep, depression, psychosis, trauma, conflict and cult behaviour
To sleep, perchance to dearouse: An account of my most vivid personal experience of dreaming dearousing a traumatic event I witnessed.
The Origins of the Human Givens Approach: Find out how the human givens approach originated.
The Magic Porridge Pot: Ivan Tyrrell bravely writes on ‘autistic’ government thinking and over regulation and what to do about it.
The link between dreaming and depression: Watch a short video which explains why depressed people wake up exhausted
How the link between REM sleep and depression affects the treatment of Bipolar disorder: Discussing Bipolar disorder, a post prompted by a question from another blogger.
This country needs more than ‘Supernannies’: Why the ‘givens’ of human nature should be the touchstone of any government policy.
What makes a good therapist or counsellor?: A checklist drawn up to protect people from potentially harmful types of counselling.
The link between worrying and depression: How worrying always preceeds depression, why this is related to REM sleep, and what you can do to break the cycle.
Is the NHS capable of learning from nature?: What is an effective system, and is the NHS one?
Posted by: Eleanor