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Talks in the Pub
Wed 26 April 2017, 19:00 – 22:00 BST
Families and how to Survive Them
Do you find that family life seems too busy, too stressful? Is the blended family working for you? Do you wonder what happened to the families that were on TV when you were a child? Grace Chatting traces the evolution of the 21st century family from the extended families of early last century to its present blended form. She explores some novel ways in which the modern family can be structured and can come together in a positive and loving way.
Altered States - What are they, what do they mean, and what are they for?
Have you had a peak experience? Did your world suddenly seem simpler, clearer, cut loose from day-to-day mental clutter? Lucky you! Research suggests that altered states can be good for you, and are nature's way of ensuring we don't get too stuck in our own thinking! Alan Chatting looks at peak experiences and altered states, and looks at how they can change our thinking and feelings for the better.