You may have heard of the Chimp Paradox, but it can be very confusing when trying to attribute our own behaviours to this theory. In this article, I'll explain Steve Peters' Chimp Paradox, and how it presents itself in our everyday life. Steve Peters is an English psychiatrist … [Read more...] about The Chimp Paradox Explained.
Philosophy and Mindfulness
'The Power Paradox: How we gain and lose influence' by Dacher Keltner helps to frame the concept of power in a new narrative which helps us with creating more equal relationships, workplaces and communities. The book aims to present to readers that the way we define power is … [Read more...] about Everything we can learn from The Power Paradox
Have you ever been in a bad situation where you thought: “Of course this is happening to me.” And have you ever felt like nothing is in your control? Or are you more the type of person who feels like change can be made and that YOU are the person to make it? I'm here to tell you: … [Read more...] about Do you feel like you’re in control?
Often, we use music as a map of the soul, especially when we consider how such a large consensus of us use it to ground the stakes of who we are. Whether we are aware of this, or do so unconsciously, music is central to our identity, especially as we grow up. It is how we curated … [Read more...] about Erase the Stigma Around Music Taste
The human psyche is one hell of a tricky concept. Though you would think that as the totality of the human mind, we might try and understand it a little better – after all, it helps us navigate our lives. So, while the interior structure is of course as complicated as you might … [Read more...] about Map of the Soul: Understanding Psychology for Self-Improvement
Imagine, a girl who has never taken responsibility of her own things. A girl who is extremely dependent on her mother and elder sister for every little thing. A girl who is from a completely different country, takes life in her hands and flew miles away from her family just to … [Read more...] about Imagine
A bullet journal doesn’t have any kind of pre-made layout, such as that which you would find in conventional diaries. This allows greater flexibility – you do not have to write in it every day, and you can make it look as complex or as simple as you … [Read more...] about Top Ten Things to Include in a Bullet Journal
It really is not the best time to be a student right now. The global pandemic has diminished many things for students: their grades, their morals, their mental health and much more. If you are feeling low, here are some things that you should start telling yourself every … [Read more...] about Positive things to tell yourself, as a Student
Reflection is an important skill to have as it enables people to understand themselves and their surroundings more. Sometimes you can have an 'off day and do not really know how to comprehend it. Here are some questions that you can ask yourself that may help you understand your … [Read more...] about Questions to help reflect on your day
So, with the vaccination rollout going at such a great pace, the summer is looking brilliant for some. Most are looking forward to getting back to the pubs and festivals such as Reading sold out tickets in days! But for many, the thought of lockdown easing is bittersweet. Many … [Read more...] about How to manage your feelings as lockdown eases
It was as if we were on a train going at a hundred miles per hour and right before the train flew off a cliff, the emergency brake was pulled. It left many, including us, as two mental health professionals, shook, sad and confused, at times helpless seeing loved ones sick/dead, … [Read more...] about Through the lens of two U.S. mental health clinicians: A lockdown that unlocked emotions
Creating a journal is a great way to write down your thoughts and feelings, to release any unnecessary emotions that are causing you mental and emotional harm. It is also a good way to keep yourself grounded and sane, especially when you a stranded at home during the lockdown … [Read more...] about Things to include in a Journal