5 Ways Parents Can Nurture Mental Health During Exam Time

Here are five strategies for parents to support their child’s mental health and help them to be at their best over exam time.

Published: October 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

5 Facts you probably didn’t know about left-handed people

Studies of the psychological, biological and evolutionary implications of left-handedness have turned up many interesting discoveries. Here are just a few.

Published: October 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

How to become a psychologist: 10 things you need to know

So you want to become a psychologist? Before you take the plunge, read this advice from Samantha Pretorius, Counselling Psychologist and educator at SACAP, in order to be fully aware of what you’re getting yourself into.

Published: October 8, 2019 / 23 Comments

5 Benefits of reading as little as 20 pages per day

From improving empathy and creativity to staving off dementia, there are countless benefits to reading. So do yourself a favour – pick up a book.

Published: October 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

What you need to know about becoming a social worker

At times harrowing. Frequently rewarding. The social work profession is a calling, requiring one to have a passion for people and their wellbeing.

Published: October 1, 2019 / 96 Comments

What is grit? These are the 5 characteristics

Anyone in the teaching professions will tell you that IQ is not the only difference between their best and worst students. Psychologists are finding that the one characteristic that is emerging as a significant predictor of success is not social intelligence, or physical health, or IQ. It’s grit.

Published: September 30, 2019 / 0 Comments