Tag Archive for: psychology

Pastors Are Burning Out – But Churches Can Help Prevent It

Approximately 35 per cent of pastors had “seriously considered” quitting, according to research from clinical psychologist Valerie Ling.

5 Tips on How to Stop Being a Doormat

Some of us may have the misunderstanding that as long as we are really, really, really nice to others, people will like us.

How to Choose a Child Psychologist

It can be overwhelming to find and decide on a child psychologist. But parents know their children best, writes psychologist Valerie Ling.

6 Things Your Therapist Would Like You To Know

For therapists, it’s a privilege and a pleasure to partner with their clients to create change and build hope, writes Sarah Hindle.

Body Image: When It Becomes an Issue

If you find you are overthinking about how you look, and it’s impacting your mood and eating habits, it may be time to seek support.

What Therapy is Like…And What It’s Not

The label ‘talk therapy’ may drive the myth that psychotherapy is just talking. Monica Jacob dispels a few common myths.

Our Brains Aren’t Ready for Pandemic Fatigue – But There’s Hope, Says Psychologist

“We’re not out of it, because the impact of a global pandemic will take a while to resolve,” clinical psychologist Valerie Ling says.

“Social Glyphosate”, aka Individualism, and How It’s Withering Our Society

Radical expressive individualism – deciding who we want to be outside of the confines of others – isn’t creating the flourishing they promise on the bottle.

Why ‘Looking Within’ For Identity Isn’t Enough: We Also Need To ‘Look Up’

Modern psychology affirms the importance of ‘looking up’, or having a spirituality of one form or another, to find our identity, writes Akos Balogh.

Becoming Undistracted is About our Values, Not To-Do Lists

The Israeli-born American author, lecturer and investor shares about the psychology of distraction and the human quest to accomplish something.

How’s Your Judgement? Here’s 3 Patterns You Might Recognise

There are a range of cognitive patterns which we all believe we are immune to, but experience all the same. Here are 3 you might recognise: