Understanding your Anxiety

Anxiety is an extremely common condition. Everyone feels anxious at some point or other especially when faced with a particularly stressful situation. So when does this become a problem? It crosses over from a regular experience to an actual issue when it affects our ...

Oct 9

Categories: Anxiety

Written By:
Deepa Panirselvam/Jeevna Bajaj

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The Art of Decisions Making - How to overcome Analysis Paralysis

The effectiveness and quality of our decision making is of central importance to our lives.  This is highlighted by its very definition in the Oxford Dictionary of Psychology, which states that decision making is the "act or process of choosing a preferred option or course of action from ...

Oct 5

Categories: Executive Functions

Written By:
Brian Scott

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Anxiety treatment in Sydney

There are several major types of anxiety disorders, each with its own characteristics.Generalized anxiety disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which a person is always in a state of fear and has negative thoughts about himself / herself and his / her possessions. He / She is always ruminating about the negative side of things or ...

Oct 1

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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How Well Do You Know Your Self?

In the Dialogues of Plato, we read, "For self-knowledge would certainly be maintained by me to be the very essence of knowledge, and in this I agree with him who dedicated the inscription 'Know Thyself!' at Delphi."What does it take to know your self? It is to see and realize your ...

Sep 30

Categories: Addictions, Depression, Self-Esteem

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Move Away Self-Esteem; Make Way For Self-Compassion

(Image Credits: pixabay.com - CC0 Public Domain)I am strong. I am capable. I can do anything. Repeat.These are the positive statements that people often tell themselves to alter their attitude for the better. But, does it truly improve everyone's Self-Esteem? Some findings showed otherwise. In ...

Sep 20

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love

Written By:
Miss Psychobabble

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Staying Competitive in the Psychology Job Market as a New Graduate

I got the inspiration to write this post after reading this piece of morning news "As graduate numbers grow, a hard truth: Not all degrees are equal" from Channel New Asia (CNA). It is very true that the psychology job ...

Sep 17

Categories: Academic Issues, Career Development and Change

Written By:
SGPsychStud

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Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Fake It 'Till You Make It True

(Image Credits: Russell Johnson via Flickr)Whether you are a strong believer of predictions or not, there is one Psychological phenomenon that make predictions real. It is called the "Self-Fulfilling Prophecy".Self-fulfilling Prophecy, as the name suggests, are expectations about the ...

Sep 12

Categories: Self-Criticism, Sensitivity to Criticism

Written By:
Miss Psychobabble

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Applying I/O Psychology Knowledge to Get a Job

This post is targeted for psychology students, especially those who are graduating soon.  This should be a starting guide or checklist for those looking for your first psychology-related job.  As mentioned in a previous post, your first job might be categorised into two types: (a) ...

Sep 10

Categories: Academic Issues, Career Development and Change

Written By:
SGPsychStud

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Trauma, a Psychoanalytical Approach

Central to the psychoanalytic view is that trauma always involves loss. The loss can be actual, like a loss of a loved person or symbolic, like loss of hope, country or identity.  When one is caught up in a 'traumatic event' or situation, unresolved pains and conflicts of childhood get ...

Sep 9

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

Written By:
Dr. Ruth Manasseh D.Psych.Psych.

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Help! My husband doesn't want sex with me!

A large part of my practice is dealing with couples in which the man doesn't want to have sex with his wife. This seems to break all sterotypes and myths about men and sex. But quite often men find they do want to have sex with their wife or partner.The myth that men want sex all the time and ...

Sep 1

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, Relationships ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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3 Things to Transform Crisis into Opportunity

Sometimes things have to fall apart. We are trained , for the most part however, to look at crisis as a negative thing – a time that is filled with pain, loss and much suffering. Yet I wonder if this sort of thinking is serving us. What would happen if we were to look at the ...

Aug 31

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Happiness, Mindfulness

Written By:
Anoushka Beh

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Healing In Routine

When recovering from illness or breakdown, it can be easy to feel bored by routine. Since one is developing new healthy habits to heal, one may feel trapped at a certain point. This is especially so when healing gets routine and a voice within protests against changing.Professionally and ...

Aug 30

Categories: Addictions, Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Life Purpose / ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Staying in Love after Baby - 4 things all couples should practice

There’s nothing quite like a new addition to the family to put stress on a couple’s relationship. While a baby brings with it so much joy and more often than not, increased connection between partners, it also adds multiple demands on the couple and can wear resources thin. Juggling the ...

Aug 21

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Anoushka Beh

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Is mental health care too expensive?

Have you ever asked yourself why you wanted to become a clinical psychologist, or a therapist, or a mental health care worker? Is it the reward of being the saviours of those tormented minds that ...

Aug 17

Categories: Mental Health Professions

Written By:
Melody Sit

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Some Common Myths and Facts about Counselling

The process and purpose of Counselling is often misunderstood, and many people have a negative perception of it. There are several myths and stigma attached to the complete process of Counselling. I hope to address some of them below.FACT Seeing a counselor does not mean you are mentally ill or ...

Aug 15

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling

Written By:
Sailaja Menon

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