• live streaming and mental health
    We need to talk more about the mental health impact of live streaming
    by Arteo
    Is the dream job too good to be true? As more and more streamers open up about mental health, it becomes obvious that being always online and in the spotlight comes with a lot of pressure.
  • Empathy disorder
    Empathy disorder: what is it, symptoms, and how to overcome it
    by Arteo
    Empathy disorders occur when a person is too connected with other people’s emotions (hyper empathy syndrome) or when they can’t understand them at all (empathy deficit disorder.)
  • reality testing
    Reality testing – how to determine whether your thoughts are grounded in reality
    by Arteo
    Are your emotional reactions grounded in reality or are they a reflection of your inner hopes and fears? You can find this out by doing reality testing, a practice that helps you gain insight into your thought patterns.
  • obsessive thinking
    How can I stop obsessive thoughts? 6 strategies to address rumination
    by Arteo
    Obsessive thoughts can appear when you’re going through a stressful period, you’re a perfectionist, you tend to focus too much on relationships with others, or you have a history of mental health conditions. Here’s how you can overcome them.
  • deflection
    Deflection in psychology – what it is, why people use it, and how to deal with it
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Deflection happens when a person refuses to own up to their mistakes and passes the blame to someone else. It’s a common defence mechanism, but it can affect the other person’s self-esteem and even lead to toxic relationships.
  • pollution and mental health
    New study links air pollution to increased severity of mental illness
    by Arteo
    A recent study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry adds to the growing body of research suggesting that there is a correlation between high air pollution levels and the risk of severe mental illnesses.
  • Moral principles
    Moral principles: what they are, examples, and how they can influence your life choices
    by Arteo
    Our life choices are guided by moral principles, whether we are aware of them or not. These moral principles can be passed on to us when we are born, they can be influenced by society, but we can also change our moral principles throughout our lives, based on our experiences.
  • Cabin Fever – How to Understand and Cope with The Symptoms
    Cabin Fever – How to Understand and Cope with The Symptoms
    by Arteo
    Cabin fever englobes a chain of feelings a person may experience when being cooped up at home. Understating these symptoms can help you find healthy ways to cope with them.
  • Feeling sad for no reason? How to tell if it’s normal or a sign of depression
    Feeling sad for no reason? How to tell if it’s normal or a sign of depression
    by Arteo
    Sadness is a natural and inevitable emotional response to challenging situations. But how can you make the difference between the normal sadness that goes away and the signs of depression?
  • A woman floating in a purple liquid with a white dress on
    What do different dreams mean?
    by Arteo
    Dreams are like a residue of the day and often reflect your innermost thoughts and emotions. They can tell you what challenges you are facing or how you think of yourself.
  • A doctor in full PPE leaning against a wall and looking out of a window
    Mental wellbeing for health workers
    by Arteo
    Being on the front line of the battle with COVID-19 isn’t easy. If you’re a healthcare worker, these strategies will help you handle stress and develop healthy coping mechanisms.
  • A man sitting on a sofa with his head in one of his hands
    What is bereavement therapy?
    by Gianluca
    Bereavement therapy supports people who have lost a loved one and are experiencing intense grief reactions. Through bereavement therapy, you will learn to understand your feelings and cope with the loss at your own rhythm. The ultimate goal of bereavement therapy is to come to terms with the loss and be able to return to normal life.
  • A female therapist talking to a female client in a therapy session
    Is CBT The Right Therapy For Me?
    by Rebecca Fitzgerald
    Cognitive behavioural therapy (or CBT) is a talking based psychotherapy which focuses on how thoughts, beliefs and attitude affect feelings and behaviour. Based on the theory that how we think directly affects the way we feel and behave, CBT uses a combination of cognitive (examining thoughts) and behaviour (examining things we do) therapies to help people overcome and manage their problems.
  • An older looking lady smiling
    Dealing With The Menopause
    by Rebecca Fitzgerald
    The average woman reaches the menopause at 51, although around one in 100 women experience a premature menopause before the age of 40. If you are suffering from depression or anxiety as a result of the menopause, a great way of combating these feelings is so undertake a course of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
  • A woman speaking to a female doctor with her head in her hand
    Psychotherapy - what is it and how does it work?
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Mention the word psychotherapy and for many people the name of Sigmund Freud pops up. Psychotherapy has come a long way since the days of Freud whose historic figure reminds us of the evolution of this practice.