Entries by Renaissance


Q: Why do we see weird things on Mars?  A: Pareidolia We’ve all read the articles about someone seeing the face of Jesus in a piece of toast. You’ve probably spent some time looking at the clouds, seeing a rabbit, a ship or your Uncle George. Of course, one of the most famous examples is […]

Vester Lee Flanagan

WDBJ7: A tragedy for mental health If you haven’t heard about it yet, just a few days ago there was a tragic shooting in the state of Virginia over in the USA. Now, tragic shootings are not a rarity in that part of the world, but this one has been especially impactful thanks to the […]


The Web is Revolutionizing Elearning and Self-help Therapy The web is literally connecting us all to each other, today its a modern triviality to have a high quality audio-visual conversation with someone on the other side of the globe. It’s cheap and easy to do something only a few had the privilege to experience only […]

Cecil the Lion

Cecil the Lion: What motivates a trophy hunter? The internet is once again blowing up with a new controversy, in this case the apparently illegal killing of a lion in Zimbabwe by an American dentist named Walter Palmer from Minnesota. Canned lion hunting is unfortunately neither new nor rare, but this particular gentleman had the […]

Colouring Books

ADULT COLOURING BOOKS: WHY WON’T WE GROW UP? STEVEN MACKENZIE MAR 2, 2015 Is this stress management? Or the infantilisation of society? Drawing conclusions about the rise of adult colouring books… MPs playing Candy Crush, Twitter trolls acting like schoolyard bullies, grown-ups in onesies. The lines between childhood and adulthood have got so blurred that Britain […]

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are characterised as any unhealthy eating habit that is harmful to the body.  Eating disorders affect men, woman, girl and boy, regardless of social status, age and background.  There are a vast array of situations that can trigger development of an eating disorder.  Peer pressure on young people being a common factor with […]

Zentangle Art Therapy

Zentangle is a fantastic new method of creating structured designs through hand drawing of various patterns. Zentangles are miniature pieces of unplanned, abstract, black and white art, created through a very specific Method from an ensemble of simple, structured patterns called tangles, on a 3.5-inch (89 mm) square paper tile.  The paper is called a […]

January Blues

January is probably the most glum month of the year, with factors such as shorter days and less sunlight than we commonly have, lots of wet and cold weather, Cold & Flu viruses, Christmas debt, tight clothes (Christmas again), lack of motivation, back to work blues, and the feeling of a need to take action. So […]

Free Skype and Telephone Therapy

This Christmas Give Your Mental Health a Present. As mental health issues rise at this time of the year, London Harley Street’s Renaissance Life Therapy offer discounted £60 Skype & telephone counselling, anytime everyday – at an incredible £60 if booked before New Year – and, for those who need it, there’s a limited number of […]

Mental Health Issues

Employees With Mental Health Issues Need An Employer’s Support Mental health issues are being destigmatised and accepted as fact; managers need to incorporate this into the care they’re willing to provide staff. The UK loses £70bn ever year due to mental health sickness leave at work; and it is estimated that one in four of […]

Disenfranchised Grief

Silent Suffering Hidden From Society Disenfranchised grief: a term to describe grief not known or acknowledged by society There are millions of people in the UK suffering in silence and shouldering their grief, without an outlet. Sufferers of disenfranchised grief feel friends, family and society cannot relate to or are not even aware of their […]

Sale Price Skype Therapy

Harley Street Therapists Offer Sale Price Skype Therapy Sessions To Keep Staff Tip Top As Mental Health again comes to the fore, Harley Street therapists Renaissance Life Therapies have launched Skype sessions to accommodate clients around-the-clock and at just £60 Writer Cynthia Boccelli said, “For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come […]

CBT Training

Half-Price Counsellor & CBT Training To Put Yourself Above The Rest With record numbers of self employment many of whom are in the counselling and therapy trades: Renaissance Life Therapies have created an unmissable offer for people to teach themselves CBT 2014 has seen self-employment reach its highest rate in the UK for the last […]

Mental Health

Employees Who Feel Supported Twice As Likely To Recover From Mental Health Issues Whilst the nation loses £70bn pa due to mental health sickness at work, Harley Street therapists Renaissance Life Therapies praise managers who support employees to achieve optimum mental health. Mental health issues now affect one in four adults, and as 60-70% of […]

Counselling Via Skype

Is Counselling Via Skype For You? Pursuing therapy online (Counselling via Skype) is a modern solution to an increasingly common situation. Indubitably, mental health has become frequently talked about in 2014. Recently Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies revealed her fears about mental health issues impacting the workforces and overall economy of the country, since […]

Kintsugi and Depression

Renaissance Life Therapies Introduction To Kintsugi. In Japan, there is an ancient art form called Kintsugi. Effectively, this is repairing damaged items using gold, which means that the item’s beauty is in its repair. This process is analogous to treating depression and associated mental health conditions. By accepting the cracks as part of what makes […]

5 Signs Of PTSD

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) Often associated with soldiers, PTSD can strike anyone following a serious incident or trauma that they have experienced in their lives. Every day, we are subject to a variety of experiences and many people may become overwhelmed, frightened or beyond control. This could be a result of being in or […]

Living With Depression

Depression & lining with depression Just as the people who suffer with depression are individuals and varied, the illness of depression itself, encompasses a wide range of symptoms. Overall, depression is an insidious illness that can strip you of your finer personality traits and leave you feeling like an empty shell. However, we believe in […]