Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Human Behaviour

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

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 […]

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 ROBYN 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 […]