Self-Esteem

The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem – Nathaniel Brandenhttps://bankofnotes.wordpress.com/tag/self-esteem/

an abstract from the above link:” Self-concept is destiny. If you have a high opinion of yourself, you’re more likely to get positive emotional feedback from others which will reinforce your strong self-image; if you have a low opinion of yourself, you’re more likely […]

Subjective Validation, Barnum Effect, Forer Effect

The Barnum Effect – Why People Believe In Astrology And Psychics

Barnum effect ”

The Barnum effect, also called the Forer effect, is a common psychological phenomenon whereby individuals give high accuracy ratings to descriptions of their personality that supposedly are tailored specifically to them, that are in fact vague and general enough to […]

chatbot as a therapist?

Meet the chatbots doing your job: Therapy Today, June 2018 Volume 29 Issue 5 https://www.bacp.co.uk/bacp-journals/therapy-today/june-2018/meet-the-chatbots-doing-your-job/

Woebot Think through situations with step-by-step guidance from Woebot using methods from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) https://woebot.io/

The chatbot therapist will see you now https://www.wired.com/2017/06/facebook-messenger-woebot-chatbot-therapist/

Wysa “Sometimes we get all tangled up inside our heads, unable to move on. Wysa […]

Supreme Court decision announced in Pimlico Plumbers case

Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another (Appellants) v Smith (Respondent) https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/uksc-2017-0053.html

UK Supreme Court rejects appeal from Pimlico Plumbers in landmark gig economy case “Worker status means entitlement to national minimum wage, holiday pay and protection from discrimination” https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/pimlico-plumbers-uk-supreme-court-gig-economy-employees-gary-smith-a8396471.html

Supreme Court decision announced in Pimlico Plumbers case https://www.employmentlawwatch.com/2018/06/articles/employment-uk/supreme-court-decision-announced-in-pimlico-plumbers-case/

The Pimlico Plumbers case was a win for […]

Clean Code Notes

Naming

Ottinger’s Rules for Variable and Class Naming http://www.maultech.com/chrislott/resources/cstyle/ottinger-naming.html

programming style from a cs class CS490 by Dr.Chan http://www.cs.uakron.edu/~chanc/CS490/SeniorSeminar2012/Lecture%202%20-%20Program%20Style/programming%20style.pdf

 

 

Social help resources

Social help resources for addiction, std, counselling, and others.

narcotics anonymous http://ukna.org/ gamblers anonymous https://www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk/ positive east http://www.positiveeast.org.uk/ http://dean.st/ 56 Dean Street: Dean Street is an award winning HIV and sexual health NHS clinic https://www.brook.org.uk/ brook: Sexual health & wellbeing for under 25s https://londonirisharc.com/ london irish abortion rights campaign http://pinktherapy.mobi/ pink therapy http://www.stonewall.org.uk/help-advice stonewall http://www.wgn.org.uk/ […]

diet and brain

Power Foods for the Brain | Neal Barnard | TEDxBismarck Alzheimer disease studies: saturated fat, trans fat, vitamin e, vegetables, anti-oxidant grapes, and exercise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_ONFix_e4k

 

 

mythology

 

Irish mythology

Irish mythology https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_mythology

Top 10 Irish Myths and Legends http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-irish-myths-and-legends.php

Sidhe in Irish mythology “Bean sídhe or banshee, a female spirit in Irish mythology Leanan sídhe, a beautiful fairy woman in Irish mythology who takes a human lover Cat Sidhe or Cat sìth, a fairy creature from Scottish and Irish […]

Types of therapy

Types of therapy Types of therapy”When deciding on an appropriate counsellor or psychotherapist, it can be useful to understand the different therapies they may use. Although all can be effective, you may find one approach more appealing than another, or find that some approaches are better for a certain area of counselling or psychotherapy than […]

law of war

Is All Fair In Love And War? “sportsmanship, locesmanship, spousal privilage “if the most sure fire way of getting the truth of someone’s guilt involves spoiling a bond of love. Spousal privilage says chill, love is sacred, truth will come second, find another way.” 5:33 “accountant-client privilage, deliverative process privilege, priest-penitent privilege, psychotherapist-patient privilege, public-interest […]