What Natural Remedies Might Help With Anxiety? by Henna Lawrence

Anxiety is a healthy emotion, and we all feel anxious before a test or an interview or making an important decision, it comes along uninvited. The moment it takes the shape of a disorder, it takes a different course, the distress and the overwhelming feelings of fear and terror become …

Children & Death, How Should We Talk To Them About It? by Virginia Veruma

Talking about death often makes adults uncomfortable. In particular, if we have to talk about it with children, we usually tend to deflect or to beat around the bush. These behaviours are a consequence of the adults’ inability to face painful themes, together with the rooted opinion that talking about …

5 Things You Should Add To Your Wind Down Routine – by Krista Harper

Sleep deprivation is a serious problem in the UK; over one-third of Brits say they feel like they don’t get enough sleep. Work, hectic schedules, and worrying about life, in general, keep many people up late or cuts into the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep we should be …

Is Negative News Affecting Mental Health? by Jennifer Donnelly

News is important. It allows us to understand important events in the world, to be aware of current affairs and to raise awareness for incredibly important issues that need our action to make a difference. Additionally, the rise in technology allows news from all over the world to spread to …

My TEDx Glasgow Experience – The Male Identity Crisis

It was a day full of anticipation, full of excitement and of the unknown. When you hear about TED, your mind immediately gets drawn to all kinds of images, big crowds, the Madonna mic, the red circle, hard-hitting and inspiring talks. TEDx Glasgow had it all and it was such …

Protecting Your Mental Health After A Serious Injury

It’s normal to be affected by stress, anxiety, depression or another kind of mental health issue after an injury. The trouble is that too many people are worried about talking about it and are, as a result, missing out on the treatment they are entitled to. As a medical broadcaster …

The Dark Side Of Our Minds by Yadav Acharya

Introduction Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and one of the very influential psychoanalysts of the 20th century. He was a student of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis. While Jung and Freud were the firm believers of the unconscious mind, they had many ideas that went against each other. …

5 Nighttime Routines to improve Your Mental Health by Kay Carter

Whether you’re a busy parent, an aspiring professional, someone that struggles with insomnia, stress, anxiety, or maybe a combination of the three, sleep is an integral part of your mental and physical well-being. Did you know that creating a nighttime routine can actually be more conducive to going to sleep …

How Concepts Like Hygge And Ikigai Will Improve Your Life

There has been an ongoing trend of finding solutions to modern problems through formerly obscure lifestyle concepts and practices from different countries throughout the world. Out of these emerging concepts, two tend to stand out the most: the Japanese concept of ikigai and the Danish concept of hygge (hew-guh) – …

What To Do With That Psychology Degree

Ok, so you got your psychology degree or your just about to, now what do you do? What are your options? What direction should you go? So many questions but at times it can be difficult to know what is best without a doubt! Well, there are a number of …