Aerophobia: How To Overcome Your Fear

Aerophobia: How To Overcome Your Fear

Did you know that Aerophobia affects 6.5 percent of the population? Many people are having a hard time overcoming fear of flying for the simple reason that they have developed a phobia on it. Phobia or the irrational fear of…

The Concept of Compassion in Psychology

The Concept of Compassion in Psychology

Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) is a form of psychotherapy developed by Paul Gilbert for people struggling with shame and self-criticism. It is an integration of ideas concerning: Jungian archetypes; evolutionary approaches to human behavior, suffering, and growth; neuroscientific and cognitive-behavioral ideas…

Forest Baths to Decrease Your Cortisol Level

Overly Stressed? Make Use of Forest Baths to Decrease Your Cortisol Level

Excellent news for nature lovers: the forest does us good and it is science that says it. Sylvotherapy or tree therapy is a recognized medical practice in Japan. In the Japanese forests, there are therapeutic paths for travelers to take…

Phobia - The Fear Within

Phobia – The Fear Within

A phobia is a clinical term that is used to describe an irrational and persistent fear of certain objects, situations, activities, or persons. These fears are beyond one's control and may interfere with one's daily activities.  Phobias belong to a…

Ways to Put Aside Emotional Pain

Don’t let Grudge Eclipse Your life! Ways to Put Aside Emotional Pain

We all have had difficult days, times of adversity, disappointments and negative emotions. Some managed to accept pain and to cure faster, others suffere more, victimized themselves and expressed it in various manners. Putting emotional and physical distance from people…

Trauma Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, as the name implies is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy that addresses the specific emotional and mental health needs of children, adolescents, adult survivors, and families who are struggling to overcome the destructive effects…

Books

Reading for Wellbeing: How Books Can Benefit Our Mental Health

Books have the power to change lives. Reading allows us to experience what it would be like to be living someone else life. It makes us more empathetic and understanding. It teaches us lessons about the world we live in…

Talent athlete

Talent Isn’t Enough. This is Why Some Athletes are actually the Best!

I’ve talked with a lot of people, and what I found out was a surprise. I’ve asked non athletic people is they think that talent is enough and that’s way the best athletes succeed in sport. A huge number of…

Impostor Syndrome

10 Excuses Why People Don’t Start Therapy. What’s Yours?

It’s common to feel unsure about starting therapy. People often have worries about what the process will be like, some of which are connected to societal myths. The following is an effort to clarify some of the ideas about therapy that often…

Inflammation And Mental Illness

Inflammation: The New Way To Understand Mental Illness Highlights of Research   How we began to understand the link between immune response and mental illness High levels of inflammation and the links with Depression and Mental Illness New anti-inflammatory therapies…

Start to change

How To Start A Change In 3 Simple Steps

It happens over and over again - my clients want to change. I urge them to start from where they are TODAY. They want to change! Things will be better once they are calmer or angrier or more outgoing or…