The Pitfalls of Empathy

You might have heard the term empathy in conjunction with sympathy and might be thinking ummm… what is the difference? Well to explain briefly, sympathy is understanding what another person is feeling, from your own perspective. It’s when you care … Read More

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Happy Birthday Untangled!

This Saturday Untangled celebrated its 6 month birthday!  We celebrated in style with balloons, food and great company. It was fantastic. We wanted to take this moment to extend our gratitude to you for supporting us – many of you … Read More

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Pets & Mental Health

Our furry little friends are good for more than just looking cute (although really that’s more than enough!) – they are also great for our mental health. Having pets (most often it’s cats and dogs), can reduce stress, anxiety and … Read More

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Early Bird Gets the Worm?

You’re usually the one up first; you’ve done a workout already, had some breakfast, showered, and are reading a book with a cup of coffee when your loved one stumbles down the stairs in their dressing gown, sleep in their … Read More

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World Mental Health Day

In light of World Mental Health day recently, we wanted to take a moment to highlight the importance of advocating against the stigma that surrounds mental health issues as well as educating and increasing awareness around the topic.  Although a … Read More

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Feeling Your Feelings

Feeling your feelings “And how do you feel about that?” – the classic line of any psychologist in any movie you’ve probably seen. “Cringe!” – you might think. “Really? A psychologist talking about feelings… Predictable.” And I don’t normally think … Read More

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Dissociation, Derealisation and Depersonalisation

I’m hearing these terms referred to more and more lately but often interchangeably so understandably it garners some confusion… So what is the difference then?  Well, dissociation is the term we use to generally refer to a feeling of detachment … Read More

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What’s Your Type?

Are you an ENFJ? Type 9 Enneagram? Pisces too?  Just like maybe you have, I’ve been curious as to what personality ‘type’ I am and have tried a bunch of these tests myself.  “But the last one is your horoscope”, … Read More

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Is Self-Diagnosis OK?

There’s no denying that with the spread of mental health awareness, there seems to be more and more people that have an understanding of what mental health is and is not. Given that this is the goal, I’d say good … Read More

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The World Is Opening Up

The last 1.5 years have been a wild ride. We’ve even been a bit apprehensive to post this, as it never really seems like the right time. But the truth is, we are getting back to ‘normal’ life one step … Read More

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