Winter have you feeling the blues? No it’s not just the end of beach trips, ice-cream, pool parties, and sundresses that has people feeling sad in winter. Seasonal Affective Disorder, otherwise known as SAD, is a mood disorder in which individuals experience depressive episodes as a reaction to changes in the seasons. This disorder is thought […]
Are you experiencing difficulties in your relationship relating to your intimacy needs? Check out this article from Clinical Psychologist Dr Alistair Campbell on Sex and Normative Narratives.
Perfectionism is a tendency to strive unrealistically high standards. Perfectionistic people often based their self-worth on achieving these unrelenting standard, and continuing to pursue these goals regardless of the negative consequences and cost. Some typical behaviours of perfectionism may include excessive organising or list making, avoiding situation that may lead to failure, struggling to make […]
Work-related stress factors such as investigations, complaints, performance reviews, aggressive clients, conflict with colleagues, a high workload, or lack of job fit can cause detriment to your health and happiness. Studies have shown that when work stress becomes chronic, it can cause strain on not only your mental, but physical health as well. One in […]
Life events that are frightening, harmful or disturbing may have lasting effects on our psychological health. Trauma is the psychological injury incurred from being involved in or witness to such events. If left untreated, those who have experienced a traumatic event may find it difficult to continue normal functioning or cope with their daily schedules […]
‘Sleep hygiene’ is the variety of different habits and activities performed around your night’s sleep. Poor sleep hygiene is when bad habits start to form, preventing you from getting your seven to nine hours of sleep per night. Poor sleep hygiene is linked with health, productivity and relationship problems, all of which can have a […]