Change of Season and Mood?

How does the season effect our mood? It’s that time of year again; the leaves turn into beautiful yellows, oranges and browns and we snuggle up with hot drinks at home. We get to swear cosy sweaters and get into … 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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Post-Holiday Blues?

School, work, university – it’s all starting up again across the country after what feels like a long, rainy summer. Many of us have had to change our vacations into staycations and some of us may have managed to go … Read More

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Unhelpful Thinking Styles Pt. 2

In part 1 of this post we talked more about what unhelpful thinking styles are and why they are formed. Make sure to read that one first here! Let’s talk about the last 5 unhelpful thinking styles: 1. Magnification and … Read More

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