Delayed life syndrome

You’ve taken the first step, and decided that you need support and guidance to help you work through an issue that’s been on your mind for a while, or has only recently surfaced. Or maybe you’re in need of an objective ear to help you understand yourself better. Seeking the help of a mental health professional isn’t always an easy decision, so take a moment to appreciate the work you’re ready to put into yourself.

Counselor or Therapist? Psychologist or Psychiatrist? How To Choose The Mental Health Professional That’s Right For You

You’ve taken the first step, and decided that you need support and guidance to help you work through an issue that’s been on your mind for a while, or has only recently surfaced. Or maybe you’re in need of an objective ear to help you understand yourself better. Seeking the help of a mental health professional isn’t always an easy decision, so take a moment to appreciate the work you’re ready to put into yourself.

When lazy is good

I’ve recently been to visit my family back home in Russia. My trips are usually filled with social gatherings, shopping, paperwork and so on. But this trip was different. Immediately after arrival, I went to my grandmother’s country house, which was very far from the city. There was no internet, so I couldn’t write my thesis, read the news, or browse for hours on social media.

Burnout Prevention

June , 2021 by Marina Andreoli-Laubscher Drained from your work week?  A typical career experiences peaks and troughs when it comes to business. Busier times are often associated with success and carry a sort of glamour, a promise of success- and sure, being bored can […]

Toxic positivity

Have you ever listened to someone when they felt very sad, or something bad happened to them and said: “Don’t be upset, it’s not that bad” or “Relax, it will be fine”? Most probably, yes, and that means you fell victim to toxic positivity.

Martians and Venusians: Do Men and Women Really Have Different Brains?

For decades, many popular books on the differences between the brains of men and women have been published and widely accepted by the general population. From such publications, ideas about the differences between males and females are explained as being fundamentally, biologically predetermined; e.g., men are problem solvers; women are caretakers; men don’t listen, and women can’t read maps.

When loved ones struggle

June , 2021 by Marina Andreoli-Laubscher When a friend or family member takes emotional strain, we’re not always sure how to help. The ones in the trenches can’t always give us answers- so it’s a great idea to establish strong ‘foundations’ for effective helping, guided […]