Have you ever decided that you like someone based solely on your gut feeling? (affect heuristic) Do you ever think that you’re sick even after receiving the all clear from the doctor just because you momentarily felt an unusual physical sensation? (confirmation bias) Have you ever smoked, gambled, drunk, or eaten chocolate and then decided […]
I often come across articles offering advice on how to find the right therapist. They usually direct you to assume a consumer approach and ask questions about qualifications, skills, cost, etc. These are sensible questions but the answers will not necessarily lead you to the right therapist. My advice is to find someone who cares.
As a society, we still stigmatise people who aren’t coping well and this means we sometimes fail to support those who most need it. But as mothers facing the difficulties that motherhood poses, you will know how important it is to take care of yourself. My Psychology Clinic is here to help you achieve this by offering psychological sessions and a crèche facility!
Supposedly you are crossing a bridge and you notice someone ready to end their life by jumping into the river – what do you do? And to complicate matters you are cycling with your 2-year-old child on the back of your bike – again, what do you do?
At what point was it decided that there are either strong women or soft women in this world? This categorical taxonomy is naïve, if not even dangerous. We are humans and all our traits are better depicted as dimensional scales. In other words, we are both strong and soft at different times in our lives. And this variation is what helps us to grow.
Some of you, for different reasons, may maintain some mental distance and an escape route when in a relationship. Instead of expressing your emotions, you supress them and you likely employ several strategies to achieve this.
Learning how to manage our anger is a skill that can be learned and we ought to prioritise how to train our mind in order to better manage our emotions in these situations. By doing so, we protect the quality of our relationships with others.
To run your home life successfully you need to see it as an organisation – the most important one in your life! – and run it like a business. Here are 6 business strategies to help organise your family life.
All you need to focus on is your role as a parent now and trust that this will help your little ones to build skills to last a lifetime. Your daughter won’t be scratching her friends when she goes to university and your son won’t be biting his co-workers when he starts a job (if they do, you should probably get in touch with me then!). So, what can you do now?
We actively do something everyday to take care of our physical health, like brushing our teeth, taking a shower, eating fruits and vegetables and so on… But we do not habitually set time aside to take care of our emotional health.