Fentanyl use and its Dangers

Fentanyl is a nasty drug that destroys users minds and bodies health. Fentanyl is a strong opioid painkiller which can only be obtained through a GP’s prescription. Its primary use is to treat severe pain in general. This could be from a serious injury for example or post-operational complications. It can also be prescribed for less serious types of pain … Read More

How to Say No and Remain Confident

Ways to Say No and still Remain Confident and composed Saying “no” is rarely an easy or pleasant thing to do and yet it is something we all have to confront from time to time. You may worry about what the other person will think about you if you decline them. Perhaps you fear repercussions. Perhaps you simply don’t like … Read More

Benefits of Developing Visualization Skills

To visualize is to build a picture or series of pictures in your mind. These images or scenes can be of people, places, events or situations. You can visualize other things besides images, such as voices, smells, tastes and sounds. The state of your mental attitude will determine whether the things you visualize are positive or negative. For example, if … Read More

Body Dysmorphia Explained Clearly

Body Dysmorphia simply put! Most of us are very conscious of our physical appearances and want our bodies to be in the best shape they can. This is natural and understandable, from both a health and a social perspective. But, have you ever found yourself obsessing over one particular trait of your body that you find fault with? When you … Read More

The Effects of Miscarriage on Parents

Miscarriage on parents is devastating! A miscarriage occurs when a pregnancy is lost in the first twenty-three weeks. Estimates place the number of miscarriages at around one in eight pregnancies where the woman knows she is pregnant. There are numerous causes of miscarriages, although the exact cause will often remain unidentified. There is also no way of preventing a miscarriage … Read More

Dealing with Guilt & Shame

All emotions within the human being serve a purpose and are all related to fight or flight through our social evolution. For example, social paranoia, looking over our shoulder or thinking someone is talking about us, thinking badly about us or even them knowing something we would rather they did not know. This has its origins in fight or flight … Read More

Interpretation of dreams in Jungian psychology

Dreams and their interpretation! Since ancient times, human beings have had a strong interest in understanding dreams. By obtaining information from those moments in which consciousness fades (while we are sleeping), we come to apprehend things better and even solve problems, create artistic works, or make scientific discoveries. In his work, the Odyssey, Homer mentions two very particular doors: the … Read More

Psychology of Domestic Violence against the Elderly.

Psychology of Domestic Violence against the Elderly. Elderly abuse manifests itself in numerous forms. Most commonly, it consists of violence, either physical, emotional or in some cases sexual, inflicted on the elderly person by people who should be looking after them. It may also consist of financial swindling and other fraudulent activities. The perpetrators are often the adult children of … Read More

How to Improve a Child’s Mental Health

How to Improve a Child’s Mental Health Today, around one in ten children suffer with some kind of mental health problem, including depression and anxiety. The root cause of these problems is generally found in what is happening in their day to-day lives. Disturbingly, around 70% of these children and young people will not receive adequate levels of intervention and … Read More

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Have you ever noticed that your mood seems to change from season to season? In spring and summer your mood may appear to be generally positive but as soon as winter comes along, the feelings of cheer and optimism begin to be replaced by more gloomy and negative thoughts. These are common emotions to experience, but if the symptoms grow … Read More