Psychology

The 2018 Ultimate List of Happiness and Mental Health Apps

The 2018 Ultimate List of Happiness and Mental Health Apps

There are thousands of apps to choose from in the well being space but not every app is created equal.

This list includes apps that have been developed either by or in consultation with psychologists and other mental health professionals. They are all based on research that is available in peer-reviewed publications.

We can be confident that they do what they say they do and that they will help, not harm.

3 Funny Psychology TED Talks That Can Transform Your Life

3 Funny Psychology TED Talks That Can Transform Your Life

I frequently employ the expertise of global experts to illustrate a point or two in my presentations via their TED Talks. The 'storytelling's style is fun and engaging and there's nothing like humour to open hearts and minds to new ideas.

Here are three of my favourite positive psychology TED Talks that combine humour with serious scientific ideas; ideas that can transform your life!

Why we worry about calamity and crisis (and how to stop.)

Worry will not change the outcome.
Yet we do it anyway. It makes no sense.

This is your crazy brain at work.

Worry is a natural response to thinking about the future and anticipating events. Some of us are wired up to do it more than others. When we worry excessively and uncontrollably we're heading into anxiety territory and that needs professional support.

3 Psychology Experiments that Rocked My World

3 Psychology Experiments that Rocked My World

Have you ever wondered how we learn about the way people behave? How we discovered that we are less likely to help to someone in need if there are other people nearby? Or how reward and punishment helps us change our behaviour?