How to identify a narcissist quickly
How to identify a narcissist quickly

Before I continue with ways to identify a narcissist quickly, I want to explain that there are always exceptions to the rule. Life is made up of a lot of ‘grey’ and is never ‘black-and-white’. The tips in this blog post will give you direction and guidance when figuring out if a prospective partner might... » read more

Clever ways to motivate yourself
Clever ways to motivate yourself

When you’re facing a lull in moving forward, there are clever ways to motivate yourself. Motivation isn’t something that remains static and there will always be times when motivation seems to be lacking. This could be due to stress, anxiety or other personal issues that we all face. Create a visualisation board Put together a... » read more

Important questions to ask on a first date
Important questions to ask on a first date

When you go on a first date, you’ll probably feel a mixture of excitement and nervousness. You hope that you will get on with this potential romantic partner and you also hope that you will make a good first impression and that they will like you. From the very beginning, you will both be learning... » read more

Make your own happiness
Make your own happiness

        Make your own happiness   Everything you need to feel happy and content lies within you. Whilst it is difficult to feel happy when you are in survival mode, once the basics are met such as food, safety and shelter…there is nothing stopping you from being as happy as the next... » read more

Dysfunctional Upbringings Wreck Society
Dysfunctional Upbringings Wreck Society

There are so many crazy people out there and I’ve worked with a fair share of them. Murderers, paedophiles, rapists and Schizo’s…I’ve seen them all. Apart from those with organic mental illness/brain disease, the common characteristic is always a dysfunctional upbringing. Parents screw up their kids and this leads to an even more screwed up... » read more

What defines a narcissist?
What defines a narcissist?

Narcissism is on the increase. Sometimes it’s purely bad behaviour but at other times it’s a personality disorder depending on the number and severity of traits. Narcissists act superior and entitled but underneath it all, they feel constantly unstable and empty. Narcissism is a personality pattern, a way of relating to the world. People who... » read more

How your brain lies to you
How your brain lies to you

Your brain regularly lies to you. It makes up stuff that isn’t based on fact.Your brain uses your fears and insecurities to frighten you without you realising it. So who is in control, you or your brain? Yes – they can be seen as separate. In fact, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is all about teaching you... » read more

3 ways to embrace and reduce stress
3 ways to embrace and reduce stress

  I find life very stressful these days. There seems to be less time to enjoy life and most of my time is spent rushing about trying to complete chores and ticking off items on my to-do list. I know I am not alone as many people I speak to seem to be sharing a... » read more

The different types of psychological treatments
The different types of psychological treatments

Our mental health is being challenged more than ever. The world is more competitive, social media dictates how we should look and what we should be doing, and social comparisons are in our awareness daily. Depression and anxiety are on the rise as well due to uncertainty about the future, worries about relationships and work,... » read more

What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder?
What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

  Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) Body Dysmorphic Disorder involves a preoccupation with perceived flaws or defects in an individual’s physical appearance. These perceived flaws are not observable or are very minor but a person will still spend a lot of time worrying about flaws in their appearance. A person with Body Dysmorphic Disorder is extremely... » read more