Sunday Afternoon

As well as our headline talks you can enjoy a range of further talks and workshops including Happy Sobriety, How to Age Well and Breaking the Habit.

 

3PM

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BREAK THE HABIT with the kindness method

Could treating yourself with compassion be the key to breaking unwanted habits?  Shahroo Izadi, behavourial change specialist and author of The Kindness Method, believes this is the only way to make changes that last.  She is living proof that her method works – after years of yo-yo dieting she shed over eight stone and has kept it off ever since.  Whether its weight loss, cutting down on your drinking, improving relationships or ditching your dull job , The Kindness Method will help you change your unwanted habit.    .

HOW TO AGE WELL

HERIOT WATT | SUE ARMSTRONG

As we grow older, many of us experience a decline in our thinking and memory. Yet some people are able to maintain these abilities into old age.  How do they stay sharp?  Dr Alan Gow, head of research at Heriot Watt University’s The Ageing Lab and author Sue Armstrong reveal how becoming more active and learning new things can reduce mental decline and where science is taking us next.  

 

4PM

DRAWING ROOM 1

DRAWING ROOM 2

 
 
 

HAPPY SOBRIETY

CATHERINE GRAY AND SHAHROO IZADI

Ever sworn off alcohol for a month and found yourself drinking again after a week?  You are not alone. In her memoir The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober, Catherine Gray argues that cutting out the booze can not only improve your health, it can also be fun and enjoyable too. She will be joined by addiction specialist and author of The Kindness Method Shahroo Izadi, who has helped many people take back control of their drinking. Whether you want to cut down or give up the booze for good, this event can help.   

HEALTH clinic

Book yourself in for 15 minute health consultations sessions with a range of health experts. Details to be announced.