What Are You Grateful For?

It’s difficult to write about gratitude without sounding a little too prescriptive and moralistic. A vision of people saying “just be grateful” springs to mind. And anyone that has been told this, knows how invalidating and dismissive it can be. … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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