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Extract: Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS by Derek Frost

In honour of LGBTQ History Month, we are sharing an extract from Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS, the moving memoir from co-creator of London’s iconic Heaven Nightclub, Derek Frost.   Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS is the tale of…

Talking About Therapy With Your Partner

By Karin Blak The prospect of talking with our partner about therapy can leave us feeling exposed and vulnerable: admitting to needing psychological or emotional help can evoke anxieties of being seen as weak or letting our partner down in some way. We can worry…

Having a Support Network Outside of Therapy

By Karin Blak There is no doubt that therapy can be challenging, and we will at times need support and comfort outside of therapy. Trusted friends, family members, or our partner are often the ones we turn to for emotional support or physical comfort in…

Read to Succeed: Watkins’ top picks for Expect Success Month

Did you know that February is ‘Expect Success Month’?Expect Success Month is a time to focus on the most powerful secrets and techniques for creating the life of your dreams, but some of us may need a little help knowing where to start. Here are Watkins’…

How to Make Your Home More Self-Sustainable

By Simon Dawson “Mistakes maketh the person”, or so the saying goes, and you can take it as a fact from someone who once accidentally squatted onto an electric fence. A surge of power hit the parts of a man that have no business anywhere…

Talking About Therapy at Work

By Karin Blak In the past, going to therapy used to be taken as a sign that we couldn’t cope and if our line manager got to know, our career prospects would be seriously damaged. Thank goodness those days are, for the most part, gone.…

Magnificent Macros

By Jackie Lynch It’s that time of year when all manner of drastic diets and radical regimes are floating around, but before you get carried away and start eliminating major food groups, let’s take a quick look at why the macros – proteins, fats and…

The Secret Language of Astrology: The Winter Solstice

ROY GILLETT is the author of Watkins' popular introduction to astrology, The Secret Language of Astrology. In his bi-monthly column in The Astrological Journal, Roy warned of a massive challenge to the world and its economy in 2019-20 and has been discussing the issue for…

Numerology: What’s in a Christmas Name?

Written by Sonia Ducie Dip.CSN.AIN. What’s in a name? What’s in a number? A lot according to Numerology. Numbers are cycles, and like day and night, and the seasons, each cycle runs into the next. The numbers 1 to 9 contain infinite possibilities and creative…

Four Crafty Ways to Celebrate Samhain This Year

In the Celtic calendar, Samhain is a season to acknowledge the spirit world and our loved ones and ancestors who have passed into the otherworld. Taking time to make crafts that honour our grief and losses, as well as honouring the fertile darkness within our…