Educational Psychologists: Helping Students Learn and Thrive

Many of us may take learning for granted, but not the educational psychologist, whose role it is to help children and young people achieve their full potential by investigating the conditions that contribute to growth.

Published: December 5, 2016 / 4 Comments

Self-acceptance: Good enough is enough

It’s been said that no amount of self-improvement can make up for any lack of self-acceptance. Psychologists have identified three core emotions that are inextricably linked to the measure of one’s self-acceptance: belonging, competence and worthiness.

Published: November 28, 2016 / 0 Comments

What is a Life Coach? The Myth Versus the Reality

It’s not a passing fad, nor is it a miracle cure. We dispel some of the myths surrounding life coaching, a practice that has helped many on the path to achieving their goals.

Published: November 21, 2016 / 2 Comments

6 Different Types of Depression, and how they are treated

The oft misunderstood illness manifests itself in many ways, and identifying the nature of one’s depression is an important step to treatment. Here are six of the most common variants.

Published: November 14, 2016 / 4 Comments

The Fear of Failure: Understanding the Psychology Behind it

According to Professor Martin Covington of The University of California, the fear of failure is directly linked to our sense of self-worth. Professor Covington’s research found that one way we protect our self-worth is by believing we are competent, and by convincing others of it, too.

Published: November 7, 2016 / 0 Comments

Stress During Exams: How Much is Too Much?

A little bit of stress during exams can be a good thing, as it motivates us to knuckle down and work hard. But when stress levels get out of hand, it stops us from performing at our best. We discuss the issue of stress during exams, and the importance of getting it back under control.

Published: October 31, 2016 / 0 Comments