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Can you invest five minutes of your time in your mental health today?

3 weeks ago

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.

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Students’ mental health

4 weeks ago

I designed MePlusMe so that students can use it at any time they want and get tailored advice about the specific needs they have at that time. The advice is in the form of psychological and educational techniques presented as a package of animated videos.

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On self-harm and a clinical example from my work

2 years ago
Self-Injury Awareness Day

Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD) is on the 1st of March. […] People are often puzzled as to how is it possible for this behaviour to take place, and I am often asked about this condition in casual conversations – why would anyone want to harm his/herself? As strange as it might seem for many, this behaviour can serve a function and so there are comprehensible reasons as to why it occurs. […] To help explain how self-harm behaviour can arise, I’ll relate an example from my clinical work.

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Explaining postnatal depression using excerpts from Adele’s interview in Vanity Fair

2 years ago
Postnatal depression

One in every 10 women experience postnatal depression within a year after they give birth. This type of depression develops gradually and consists of the usual symptoms, such as feeling low, being tired, lack of enjoyment, difficulties with sleep and concentration, and avoiding others.

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On eating disorders, with a clinical example from my work

2 years ago
Eating Disorders Awareness Week

February 27th is the first day of Eating Disorders Awareness week, which aims to make people aware of the impact that eating disorders can have on a person and what we can all do to support someone who is affected. […] Here, I briefly present an example of a client I worked with (JT) to help him overcome his binge eating disorder.

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About MePlusMe, and what members of the team have to say about it

2 years ago
Meplusme

iConcipio’s project is called MePlusMe. It was shortlisted from over 2400 other projects worldwide for the Falling Walls Young Innovator of the Year 2016 competition in Berlin. But, what is MePlusMe and why does this recognition matter? Let’s take a quick look at its story to date and hear from the people behind the project. […]

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What to do with unhelpful thoughts that get in your way – a practical strategy

2 years ago
anorexia nervosa

The way we think affects how we feel and how we behave. Yet, sometimes these thoughts are self-defeating and we allow them to act as barriers in our lives, making us feel miserable and dictating how we behave. For example, if you think that the friend you saw in the street this morning didn’t greet […]

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Is choosing a therapeutic model the best strategy to get the help you need?

2 years ago
Therapeutic Model

About choosing a therapeutic model. Over time, a wide range of therapeutic models have been developed either via evidence-based research or anecdotal evidence from clinical experience. Some have become more popular than others, some remain controversial, and others are considered cutting edge. Regardless, this variety can cause confusion as to which model one should choose […]

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Shakespeare, Kahneman and us – the difference between appearance and reality

2 years ago
General tips your truth is just a matter of your perspective

These biases are the filters through which we experience certain situations and determine our perspective on the subject. If these filters are biased, it is likely that our unhelpful thoughts process information in a way that will lead us to have unpleasant feelings, such as stress, fear or low mood.

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Merry Christmas to all!

3 years ago
Christmas

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