Tag: psychology

What is the Return trip Effect?

What is the Return trip Effect?

I took my dog, Socks for a walk a few days ago. It was a new area that I had never explored before and I was impressed at the wonderful forest I found almost hidden in a suburban area. As I ventured further into the 

How to Find a Psychotherapy Specialist in Jersey City, NJ

How to Find a Psychotherapy Specialist in Jersey City, NJ

The medical field has many specialized therapies that many people often get confused about and end up mixing some of them up with the others. One such common confusion is between a psychotherapist and psychologist. Besides the information that’s been presented on this online source, 

7 Astonishing Ways To Fight Anxiety And Depression

7 Astonishing Ways To Fight Anxiety And Depression

Anxiety and depression exist on a spectrum! But how to deal with the persistent traits that don’t go away? It is a pervasive feeling and can be debilitating. Unfortunately, the things you used to find enjoyable become a chore, and eventually, hope disappears. It’s almost 

8 Signs That Scream That It’s Time To Get Help For Depression

8 Signs That Scream That It’s Time To Get Help For Depression

When it comes to our mental health, depression is probably the worst disorder imaginable. Depression is a very devastating condition that can take a toll on every aspect of your life, but the problem is that many people don’t take it seriously. However, the truth 

What is your Mental Health Score?

What is your Mental Health Score?

Mental health is health. The state of your mental health can enhance or inhibit everyday functioning, relationships, fulfilment and satisfaction in life.   Mental Health Score is a free, accessible and research backed screening to help you measure, track and improve your mental health. The 

How Seniors Can Get the Mental Health Support They Need

How Seniors Can Get the Mental Health Support They Need

Despite mental health disorders affecting around 20% of people aged 55 and older, many cases go untreated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one in three older adults don’t receive the mental health support they need.   As your loved ones 

The Psychology of Personal Growth Through Adversity

The Psychology of Personal Growth Through Adversity

The Power of Suffering: Growing through life crises Every cloud has a silver lining, there’s light at the end of the tunnel, it’s always darkest before the dawn, are all part of our everyday vocabulary and sayings often drawn on to help people through times 

How to Set Goals to Become Your Best Self

How to Set Goals to Become Your Best Self

Life can be busy and hectic. You may feel like you’re just going with the flow, being pulled along from each day to the next. This is probably not the best approach to take if you want to be happy and successful. Instead, it’s better 

5 Vital Psychological Benefits Of Home Care Services

5 Vital Psychological Benefits Of Home Care Services

 If you’ve ever had a loved one survive a stroke or a terrible accident, one thing you consider is treatment options available to aid injury treatment or recovery. These procedures can cause huge stress for the family and the patient involved. Help at home from 

Counsellors are human too

Counsellors are human too

It’s one of my pet peeves when someone says, “You shouldn’t have any problems, you’re a counsellor”. Or, if I make a mistake, I am sometimes told, “Well you should know better because you’re a counsellor”. If only life was that simple. If it was,