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How To Help Your Family Stay Positive During COVID-19

help your family corona virus

With COVID-19 continuing to wreak havoc, it’s difficult to find something to stay positive about. Confirmed cases of the virus are rising unabated, along with it the number of affected countries, fatalities, and the plummeting global economy. Nevertheless, staying positive throughout these challenging times is a must not only for your family’s morale but also for their physical and mental …

psychiatry

Interesting but disturbing. The Rosenhan Experiment

The Rosenhan experiment was a famous experiment into the validity of psychiatric diagnosis conducted by psychologist David Rosenhan in 1973. It was published in the journal Science under the title “On being sane in insane places.”The study is considered an important and influential criticism of psychiatric diagnosis. Rosenhan’s study was done in two parts. The first part involved the use …

therapy

How I made Cognitive Behavioural Therapy my career

I have always been intrigued by the reasons for people’s behaviour. I knew from an early age that Psychology was a major interest of mine but I wasn’t sure exactly what I would end up doing in that field. In South Africa, I went down the Psychology route and enrolled for a Bachelor of Arts Degree with majors in Psychology …

mentally balanced

Am I mentally balanced?

Many people wonder whether they are mentally balance, as in reasonable and able to see the world around them in a healthy, balanced way. The way we perceive the world around us does fluctuate. When we are experiencing high stress levels or clinical depression we are clearly not functioning seamlessly but there are common behaviours that can identify an individual …

What is mental wealth?

What is mental wealth? Mental wealth is just as important as mental health. Mental health is the physiological functioning of the brain and nervous system. Mental wealth is how successful you are at managing the content of your mind. I’m going to share a few strategies with you to enable you to become more mentally wealthy: Don’t take thoughts seriously. …