Self-Compassion

Having compassion for oneself is really no different than having compassion for others. Think about what the experience of compassion feels like. First, to have compassion for others you must notice that they are suffering. If you ignore that homeless person on the street, you can’t feel compassion for how difficult his or her experience is. ...

Nov 2

Categories: Happiness

Written By:
Anjum Mehmood Siddiqui

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5 Little Known Ways to Be Happy

Looking for tips on how to be happy may seem tacky at first. But on second thought, why should it be? Many people in the world are actually living in bliss; so we know that happiness is not a myth. For something worth having as the elusive H, it’s best to have up-to-date ...

Oct 31

Categories: Adult psychological development, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...

Written By:
Kay Vardeleon

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Are you feeling Stressed out and your life is Out of Control? A ...

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. People are often very conflicted about approaching a professional who will be discussing and analyzing ...

Oct 21

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

Written By:
Sailaja Menon

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Why Does Anyone Look at Porn?

Why does anyone look at porn?Why does anyone look at porn?For tens of millions of American men and women, there’s only one answer: To get more sexually excited. The goal of getting excited, of course, is to enhance the process by which people eventually get not-excited—also called ...

Oct 11

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, Sexual Problems ...

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

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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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