In a World where Extroversion is Highly Valued, is Introversion Undervalued? Extroversion and introversion fall at opposite ends of a spectrum. Extroversion is when people like to be involved in a world surrounded by people,… Read More »Unlocking the Gems of Introversion
While Mental Health has the Limelight, We Should be Focusing on Emotional Health Mental Health is finally starting to get the attention it deserves, yet we’re seeing increasing numbers of people requiring initial or additional… Read More »Why Talking About Emotional Health is so Important
Student Mental Health is Looking Dire We are in the middle of our third clinical trial with eQuoo, and even we were shocked at what we found… It’s clear that mental health is an issue… Read More »Are We Doing Everything We Can for Student’s Mental Health?
Sometimes we need to tell our mind to take a back seat… and chill We’ve all been there: stayed up all night worrying about your partner’s cryptic text message, considered all the different ways you… Read More »When your Mind Rivals a Horror Movie – Catastrophizing
How Jumping the Gun isn’t good for our mental health. We’ve all been there: intervened in an argument between two friends, jumped at the chance to offer some advice, although we really have no idea… Read More »Inaction – The Hardest Thing to Do: Action Bias.
Confirmation Bias We’ve all been there: judged the family member with different political opinions, based an argument off of one article you read on Google. Or joined a Facebook group supporting all your beliefs. Or… Read More »Things We Don’t Want to See – Confirmation Bias
Emotional Bids and Relationships There is one very essential skill – you can consider it the glue that keeps relationships together – Emotional Bids. We’ve all been extended an emotional bid or two throughout the… Read More »The Most Important Relationship Skill – Emotional Bids
Generalisation – the Scourge of Generalising During the holidays, emotional fitness is especially important! Some people think of holiday We’ve all been there: expected rejection letters from every company after receiving one rejection letter, believed… Read More »Why “Always” isn’t Always Good – Generalisation
Litvin, Silja & Markus, Maier (2019)TLDR: Mobile interventions work. We developed an EVIDENCE-BASED app called PsycAppsE and trialled it in a 2-arm RCT over 4 weeks. Depression levels were significantly lowered, anxiety levels were lowered.… Read More »How mHealth programmes can treat depression: A randomised controlled trial.