Developing Positive Mental Health – What It Means & How To Do It

Both my studies and work are based on mental health. I work in mental health because I love the potential of people, I love how people can realise their full abilities to get out of some of the most difficult situations life can throw at them, as much as I …

Sleep & Mental Health – Guest Post From Megan Hemming

We know that getting a good night’s sleep can make all the difference in how we feel and function the next day. Links between our sleeping habits and physical health have been established for years, but now, with mental health becoming more and more talked about, it follows that there …

Self-Care, What It Is & Why It Is So Important – A Guest Blog Post By Megan Hemming

Self-care Self-care has definitely had a moment in 2018. Social media platforms are regularly awash with images of people wearing facemasks, eating chocolate or reading a book in a candlelit nook, paired with the #self-care hashtag. Taking small moments like this to take stock and recharge, has become something many …

How Psychology Can Help With Your Productivity

Being productive is something we probably all wish we could be. We seek out ways to make ourselves more productive and can get pretty down on ourselves when we lack the ability to be productive. In truth, in today’s day in age, it’s never been harder to be consistently productive. …

My First International Conference With PsychReg – Philippines, 2018

I started my YouTube channel GetPsyched just over a year ago. The object was for me to engage with a wider audience, to take on the role as a voice for psychology students and people just generally interested in psychology. As I developed my YouTube channel, I also invested in …

How To Network As A Psychology Student

Studying psychology is really one of the most interesting things I have ever done. I love psychology, I love learning about people, what makes them tick, what makes them wonder, what makes them afraid, what makes them happy. The more I learn about psychology, and therapy, the more I want …

My Views On The BPS Male Psychology Section – My Thoughts & Rebuttal

Men’s mental health is my passion. I have studied the area for a number of years now whilst studying for my doctorate in counselling psychology. You can actually check out a blog post I did on men’s mental health by clicking here. I recently heard that BPS members will have …

How To Use Visualisation – The Power Of Visualisation

What is visualisation? It’s a term that’s used to help people realise and achieve goals and dreams, but what do we mean exactly by visualisation and what impact can it actually have? Well, fundamentally visualisation is a cognitive tool used to picture exactly what you want to happen. In doing …

Self-Motivation, What Is It And How Do We Get More Of It?

Motivation is a strange concept, we can feel motivated to do a number of different things, but often we don’t fully see them through. Often, we might think we are motivated to complete a task, and yet struggle when things get too difficult or when we fail. The truth is, …