Exam Season – ready for this?

Exams are one of the main stressors for young people, and this stress can really affect our productivity. Here are some tips and ideas which can help you this exam season. Create the right working environment Have comfortable furniture to sit on. Get a larger desk, giving you more comfort when spreading out notes andContinue reading “Exam Season – ready for this?”

How to Love Yourself in a Few Easy Steps

Getting to know yourself, and loving yourself, can be one of the most difficult, yet rewarding, experiences. After all, you’re stuck with yourself for a lifetime, might as well enjoy the ride.

I was in a training a few years ago, and the trainer used the metaphor of an Octopus to symbolise our attachments and relationships to things. In essence, if I have 8 tentacles, and all 8 of those tentacles are in the same object or person, then while the pleasure I get is 8 timesContinue reading

Worrying and Caring

‪”Don’t use your energy to worry. Use your energy to believe, create, trust, grow and heal.”—Unknown We worry about the future, about money, about the likes and comments we get on our social media accounts. We worry if we said the wrong thing two months ago, and that’s why our friend takes long to answerContinue reading “Worrying and Caring”

Why should you psychologically distance?

No matter how positively you view the world, and how easy it is for you to shake off negative thoughts and emotions, it can still be tough sometimes to maintain a positive outlook and fight off those intrusive thoughts.

Dopa-Mine!

Our brain is fascinating, and even more fascinating are the neurones inside the brain. Neurones, or nerve cells, are responsible for receiving sensory input from the external world. In other words, you feel cold because neurones in your body ‘feel’ it and send messages to your brain letting you know you should probably put onContinue reading “Dopa-Mine!”