Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Human Behaviour

Why some people give up

Why some people give up

Photo by Mac Vincente | ® © It’s okay to re-assess or change direction but never give up on what makes you feel alive. Mandy X

What is unreasonable behaviour?

What is unreasonable behaviour?

Infringement of personal rights Not allowing you out alone, stopping you from interacting with certain people, limiting your freedom, changing the way you dress, controlling you financially, trying to change who you fundamentally are (eg, making you become a quiter less social person when you […]

How to detect lies

How to detect lies

In a new book, “Spy the Lie,” three former CIA officers share decades of experience in recognizing deceptive behavior and how you can apply their methods to everyday work situations. 1. Start by asking neutral questions. By asking someone basic, non-threatening questions, you are able to observe […]

Are some people born evil?

Are some people born evil?

There are many theories about why humans commit unspeakable evil, but none of them are particularly comforting. If the childhoods of serial killers are filled with abuse and hardship, then they can appear to be victims of painful circumstances. But if society isn’t to blame […]

The facts on infant mental health

The facts on infant mental health

An infographic by the team at Westcan Personnel

Existential Anxiety

Existential Anxiety

Existentialism, also referred to as Existential Anxiety or Existential Angst, can be defined simply as a sense of worry, dread or panic that can emerge when someone contemplates life’s biggest questions. You know, questions like: “Who am I?”, “Why am I here?”, and “What’s the meaning of any […]

Compare and despair

Compare and despair

We are more aware than ever of what is going on in other people’s lives. Social media and the internet has started a revolution in social sharing and social comparisons. It can make life incredibly difficult though when we aren’t feeling good about ourselves and […]

Are you a typical millenial?

Are you a typical millenial?

Are you a typical millenial? Below is a list of the things typical millenials have/say/do: Rent Millenials rent, most of their money goes on paying someone else’s mortage. Self care Millenials are far more into looking after themselves than their previous generations were. The good […]



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