Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Human Behaviour

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

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 […]

14 Super Simple Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

14 Super Simple Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

I found the article below while on one of my favourite sites: Stumbleupon and thought I would share it. Quite a few interesting tricks and tips…Mandy X BY┬áROBYN REISCH Life is hard. Relationships, work, and adulting in general present constant challenges. Here Are Fourteen Useful […]

Stages of life and priorities

Stages of life and priorities

I have been thinking about this, the priorities that we have at different stages of life. As a toddler, we want to be fed and nurtured. This is more important than making friends, achieving or winning a medal. We want love, consistency and security as […]

Everyone without exception experiences this

Everyone without exception experiences this

Everyone without exception experiences this. That experience is self doubt. I have dealt with clients from all walks of life and I have yet to meet someone who can say that they have never experienced self doubt. We all experience uncertainty throughout life and often, […]

Nature versus nurture

Nature versus nurture

Have you ever wondered what it is that makes you who you are? Why do you like pizza but not ice cream? What makes you heterosexual or bisexual? Who you are is down to your genetic make up (nature) as well as your upbringing (nurture). […]

Relative deprivation

Relative deprivation

Relative deprivation is an interesting concept. Humans are subject to this no matter what socioeconomic group they come from. There will always be people better off than us and worse off. The thing is, we tend to compare ourselves unfavourably to others and look to […]

Are you a perfectionist?

Are you a perfectionist?

Are you a perfectionist?   The above is the cognitive behavioural formulation for perfectionism. CBT therapists use this to explain the behaviour of a client who displays perfectionistic tendencies. Of course, every client is unique but when it comes to perfectionism, there are some behaviours […]

7 Important bits of information about life

7 Important bits of information about life

Working as a psychologist has taught me important information about life. You may already know some of the stuff I am going to tell you. My line of work allows me to identify common patterns in behaviour – from typical problems in relationships to similar […]



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