Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Human Behaviour

Patterns in human behaviour – why we are all more similar than we think

Why I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Why I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist primarily because I wanted to understand myself better. I imagined that Cognitive behavioural therapy would explain all the prominent questions I had about mental health and human behaviour. I have learned a lot through qualifying as a counsellor but […]

Why we’re addicted to reality TV

Why we’re addicted to reality TV

Have you ever stopped to wonder why we’re addicted to reality TV? People can’t seem to get enough of it. This is clear by the increasing amount of reality TV shows appearing in the media. There is a psychological reason for our avid interest in […]

Lonely at Christmas

Lonely at Christmas

Christmas is a strange time of year. Being lonely at Christmas is a sad side effect of this season. I often imagine beings from another planet landing on earth during this time, scratching their heads (if they had heads!) and wondering what the heck these […]

Imagine there’s no suffering

Imagine there’s no suffering

I think about the John Lennon song – Imagine. I imagine how the world could be: No possessions No religion (I believe religion creates barriers – and “us and them” mentality. Kindness and compassion No cruelty to living things It’s what we all want. To […]

Why I don’t like Christmas

Why I don’t like Christmas

  Why I don’t like Christmas I miss the days when I was young and got so excited about Father Christmas bringing presents. Everything seems distinctively less exciting now that I am an adult. I know a lot of people enjoy Christmas and good for […]

How society kills creativity

How society kills creativity

When it comes to our modern day society, there is no doubt that we are being told how to live and what our lives are supposed to look like. When we are born we have our parents imposing their ideas and beliefs onto us about […]

3 Life-Changing Reasons to Become an Egg Donor

3 Life-Changing Reasons to Become an Egg Donor

It’s human nature to want to help people, but many of us wonder how we can make a real difference in the world. Did you know you can help transform multiple lives with only one selfless act? If you can donate your eggs, you can […]

Looking After Yourself As Your Prepare For Baby

Looking After Yourself As Your Prepare For Baby

If you’re having your first baby, or adding to your existing brood; it’ll feel like a major decision, and you’ll already be aware that your life will change in an instant. However, the rewards are everything, and a new family member will always bring happiness […]