How your emotions hijack your brain

Have you ever felt heated during a meeting or conversation, but not sure why? Maybe you can’t seem to think straight and make a simple decision? Or, perhaps you’ve said the wrong thing in the heat of a moment and are left with regret? Well, it could be down to emotions hijacking your brain and […]

How to enjoy meaningful relationships

The connections we have with those near and dear to us have a positive impact on our overall mental health and wellbeing. As well as being a vital support network for us, our relationships play an important role in our learning and growth. It’s not just romantic relationships either – this applies to all relationships […]

4 signs your love is an addiction, according to psychology

Are you ever told by your friends and family that you’re blinded by love? Or, that when you find a new love interest, it takes over your life and you bail on your other commitments? When love turns into an obsession and you struggle to control your behaviours, constantly seeking reassurance and unable to detach […]

How you can listen more effectively with mindful listening

There’s a big difference between hearing and listening.  On the surface, it might seem that for both, we’re taking in what someone is saying to us, but the key difference is paying attention. Effective listening is vital for effective communication. Good listeners make great first impressions, with people more likely to characterise them as attentive, […]