In this short excerpt from a PBS documentary, behavioral scientist Dr Peter Whybrow, author of 'American Mania: When Too Much Is Not Enough', talks about the perils of a fast-paced, consumer-driven lifestyle and why it's not the key to happiness.
I see constantly in my consulting room people who are unhappy . . . because they really don't know what it is they're pursuing. They've been told somehow that if they gather material goods unto them, that they will feel better. But they've now learned that they don't."
"My pick for the single most effective treatment for managing stress is actually quite a simple one . . . change your thinking style." From Mike Evans, Professor of Family Medicine & Public Health, University of Toronto.MORE
Mark Williams, a professor of clinical psychology at Oxford University, talks about Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.MORE
A short film by TV production student, Andrew Moore, documenting the personal stories of two OCD sufferers, Michelle and Mary-Jo.MORE
Carol Cattley describes her experiences of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for depression, and how it helped her to make positive changes in her own life, where previously she never thought possible.MORE