Psychologists include superstitions among a wider range of human traits collectively called "magical thinking", that includes other questionable beliefs ranging from a harmless belief in fairies through mildly disturbing beliefs in the paranormal to potentially more harmful beliefs such as fanatical religion, says Graham Price.
With the prospect of new toys, books, clothes and other items coming into the home at Christmas, now is the perfect time to clear the clutter, turn out the old and perhaps make a few pounds as well, writes Anne Coates.
With cut-backs and job losses becoming increasingly prevalent, Rasheed Ogunlaru gives his top ten tips for facing the challenge of redundancy and using this as an opportunity to create a profession from a passion.
Based on Dr Kem Thompson's personal philosophy, medical training and experiences as a life coach, Inspirational Blueprints for Personal Success for Women gives you 30 days to change the way you think and become the success you deserve.
Monday 18 January is officially designated as the gloomiest date in the calendar by Cliff Arnall, psychologist and former tutor at Cardiff University. It’s based on a mathematical formula that takes into account a number of "depressing" factors, including weather, debt, time since Christmas and failing New Year's Resolutions. Dr William Holden, author of the guide, a self development book offers six easy steps to overcoming the barriers stopping you from realising your dreams.
Simple steps like watching less TV, dropping negative friendships, taking lunch breaks at work, and exercising/eating well can transform your life overnight this spring. says a top life coach, Rasheed Ogunlaru