Tag Archive for: psychology

How to Identify Faulty Thinking

Once we can identify which types of faulty thinking we are using, we can reframe, and take a more balanced perspective.

Embracing Sensitivity: Mastering Life as a Highly Sensitive Person

A highly sensitive person is someone with heightened sensitivity to sensory and social stimuli, as well as emotions.

Why do I Feel Like an Imposter?

Contributing factors behind imposter syndrome can include personality, perfectionism, early experiences, and social anxiety.

Group Therapy: 5 Key Benefits

Therapy groups can provide a safe place for members to normalise their shared experiences – and to feel seen and heard.

Unwrapping Social Comparison: A Guide for the Festive Season

The holiday season is upon us, and you might find yourself instinctively engaging in social comparison to guide you…

The Season to be Grateful

Gratitude is associated with positive emotional experiences – so putting it to work is a good way to enjoy Christmas a little more.

How Your Attachment Style Shapes Your Love Life

Ever wondered why your love life feels like a real-life drama? It’s because your attachment style is shaping your romantic relationship.

The Psychological Impacts of Retirement

For some, retirement can raise feelings of aimlessness and loneliness, particularly if you had a job that gave you a sense of purpose.

How Death-Anxiety Impacts on Mental Health, and How to Live Life to the Full

If death anxiety is bubbling under our unconscious, and if some of our coping strategies are harmful, how can we help ourselves through it?

8 Tips for Healthy Social Media Use

While social media offers opportunities for social interaction and information sharing, it can also impact on our mental health.

Workplace Stress and Perfectionism – Insights from Psychology

Perfectionists tend to put unrealistically high expectations or unnecessary demands upon themselves – and it can adversely affect their work.

That Feeling of ‘Meh’-Ness, and 3 Ingredients to Combat It

Feeling low does not always have to be ‘cured’ with something highly productive, writes pyschologist Monica Jacob.

Recognising Complicated or Prolonged Grief

A small proportion of people who are grieving (about 10%) experience continuous, disabling grief, preventing them from resuming their life.

Is Your Workplace Psychologically Safe? Can You Speak Up?

Psychological safety is a climate that allows people freedom to be candid, to make mistakes, to speak up, and to share ideas.

What Are You Grateful For?

Research suggests that it takes as little as three weeks of practising gratitude to train our brain to look out for the positive.

How to Build Self-Confidence

Confidence is not a fixed characteristic, but a quality that can grow and improve over time, writes psychologist Lauren Chee.

What is Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy?

Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy is a therapeutic modality that has been proven to be effective in treating a wide range of conditions.

Reducing Black and White Thinking – And Living With Grey

While black and white thinking can give us a sense of certainty and clarity, life hardly ever fits neatly into one of two categories.