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 …

Developmental Trauma – Guest Blog Post by Kim Atherton

Following on from the GetPsyched video on trauma and its treatments and some recent training I’ve done myself, I wanted to offer a written piece on developmental trauma. Developmental trauma occurs early on in a child’s life and can have detrimental consequences for children and their families. Developmental trauma can …

The Problems With Psychology Today

Before I start… Before I begin I want to say that there will be numerous people that disagree with me and that’s totally ok. I love psychology, obviously, but there are numerous issues in the field today overall that I have felt are prevalent in psychology and that I think …