Overthinking – I’d worry less if I had more sympathetic imaginary friends

Overthinking is a common affliction characterised by going over and over a scenario in our heads in an unproductive way. It is often mistaken as problem-solving but as we replay imagined scenarios and their outcomes, more hypothetical “what if?” problems arise which require solutions, thus compounding and enforcing the pattern. Continue Reading


Published in Shetland Life magazine in February 2018 entitled “Count your blessings” Editorial: Bryan Peterson is perhaps better known as a party animal than a self-help guru. In recent years, however, he has developed a more reflective approach to life which he will be sharing with our readers over the Continue Reading