Tag Archive for: psychology

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.

Drained After Socialising? How to Recognise Social Fatigue

A busy weekend full of socialising can be energising for some, but for others it might feel like another weekend is needed just to recover…

Got Performance Anxiety? Here’s Some Strategies to Manage it

For those who struggle with nerves in front of a crowd, the good news is that there are strategies that reduce performance anxiety.

Recognising Burnout in the Helping Professions

What happens when those in the helping professions began to tire, and the demands of our roles leave us feeling depleted and overwhelmed?

Return to the Present Using Mindfulness

The more we spend time ruminating on the future or the past, the harder it is to be in the best position to deal with life’s challenges.

The Balance Wheel: A Simple Resilience Tool for Times of Stress

At times when stress hits us hard, we may need some quick and practical resilience tools. Enter, the ‘Balance Wheel’.

Journalling: 5 Tips to Use Your Journal More Effectively

Journaling is often recommended as a psychological tool to help improve one’s mood and anxiety. Here are a few tips to guide your process.