Unlocking Wellness: The Power of the Brain-Gut Connection and Healthy Eating

The Brain-Gut Connection: Understanding the Impact of Diet on Mental and Physical Health Have you ever wondered how the food you eat affects not just your body, but your mind and emotions? Imagine a world where your dietary choices can influence your mood, your thoughts, and even your behaviors. What if you could unlock a […]

What Is Compassion & How Do You Develop It

Learn the science behind what compassion is, how it’s distinct from similar concepts, and how to increase it. Compassion is a term that you are likely familiar with already. But why are psychologists interested in compassion, and how does it relate to your well-being? Compassion is generally defined in the field of psychology as “being […]

Tips to Become Better at Solving Problems

Learn to identify problems and generate effective solutions. Discover different problem-solving skills and tools. If I ask you, What do most people do when faced with a problem in life? You would probably reply either of the below- They can choose to adopt a victim mentality and let the problem control them. They may opt […]

Demystifying Self-Consciousness

What is self-consciousness, what causes it, and how do you overcome it?  Are you preoccupied with how other people perceive you? Do you frequently feel concerned about potentially offending or upsetting others? Are you anxious about performing in front of an audience? If so, it’s possible that you are experiencing self-consciousness. Experts who research self-consciousness […]

Managing Toxic Relationships

We are designed to crave companionship and support. What’s surprising is the extent people are willing to go to keep things the way they are. Now, we all know that Life doesn’t stay the same and is not supposed to. Certain relationships stand the test of time while others just follow their designed course and […]

Practical Tips to Reduce Anxiety

Gain Insight into Anxiety Triggers and Effective Reduction Strategies As with most things, anxiety can affect people in different ways. For some, it may show up as sweaty palms, shaking, or a rapid heartbeat. Others may experience indigestion, headaches, or insomnia. (Konkel, 2021). These physical symptoms are associated with the body’s natural response to a […]

How to Deal With Shame

Learn about the science of shame to understand where it comes from and how to deal with it. Shame stems from feeling flawed and inadequate, but it can be hard to recognize as it often operates outside of awareness. Shame is associated with depression, anger, inferiority, helplessness, and interpersonal anxiety, among other negative emotions (Goss, […]

Burnout as a Mental Health Issue in the Workplace

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It’s not a temporary phenomenon that resolves on its own. It is an accumulation of unresolved stress and overwork that spirals out of control and can wreak havoc on an individual’s personal and professional life. So what causes burnout? […]