The Transformative Power of Intersectional Feminism: Improving Psychological Wellbeing through Modern Views of Masculinity

This topic holds great potential for reshaping our perspectives and enhancing psychological wellbeing: the benefits of intersectional feminism on modern views of masculinity. In today’s rapidly evolving world, it is crucial to acknowledge the importance of embracing diverse identities and the way they intersect. By understanding and embracing intersectional feminist principles when it comes to...

What did we do before the ‘Psychology’ profession?

 A brief history of how people sought guidance, healing and how psychology came to be the profession that it is. Before a word even existed for this relatively contemporary tradition – what did people do when they needed help or guidance. For curiosity’s sake, this article explores some of the ways that individuals sought support...

The Importance of Sleep

Sleep is undeniably one of the most valued parts of our lives – it has persisted through natural selection processes despite its counterintuitive role in keeping us (as animals) safe from predators, hunting, eating, and reproducing. With this in mind, understanding the importance of sleep on wellbeing is necessary in learning to mitigate or intervene...

More than the matter of “paying attention”

Our capacity as a society has been subject to marked transformation in the past two decades and has been largely influenced by the (not so subtle) role technology in shaping daily living. The consequence on our neurobiology is not only relevant for clinical purposes but also within the general population – and will continue to...

Telehealth Vs Face to Face

The impact of the pandemic has been tremendous and undoubtably interrupted what many of us conceived as being “normality”. There is a clear distinction between our pre-pandemic lives and post pandemic lives – with particular emphasis on work, lifestyle, relationships as well as access to physical and mental health care. Specifically, the pandemic made mainstream...

Recovery from Addiction: From Therapy to the 12 steps

Addiction is an area of mental health that for better or for worse has existed in sociocultural dialogues for some time, though the conversation does appear to be taking new shape – what do we need to do differently…or keep the same. Traditional treatments of Addiction involve some form of 12-step program, psychiatric (psychopharmacological) treatment,...

How death anxiety can shape the way we live.

Death anxiety refers to an experience or a set of experiences (either conscious or not) that show up when we are confronted by our own mortality. In fact, a core characteristic of many anxiety disorders involves a belief somehow associated with dying. Important to recognise that evading the reality of death is nothing new. In...