Signs You Are Too Self-Critical

This is the second episode in my self-criticism blog series (first post here). This post will cover some tell-tale signs that self-criticism is getting the better of you. Keep scrolling. Remember it’s important to be honest with yourself and also very self-compassionate if you notice some of these tendencies. Let’s get started. Signs you areContinue reading “Signs You Are Too Self-Critical”

The Purpose of Emotions

I’m pleased to share this collaborative blog on the purpose of emotions & how to deal with them. Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Kelly Zbojovsky has created a great resource about the importance of listening to our emotional experiences & how to ‘sit with’ difficult or intense emotions without allowing them to get the better ofContinue reading “The Purpose of Emotions”

The Benefits of Being an Overthinker

Being an overthinker has benefits. I know, right? When I say these words, my inner voice goes into a painful soprano because my brain adds a disbelieving question mark. Being an overthinker has benefits? Being an overthinker has benefits!! Yes. Facts. What an uplifting & motivating truth. So often, mental health issues or struggles such asContinue reading “The Benefits of Being an Overthinker”

Maximizing Motivation

The past few years have completely reshaped the way we live. Our lives will slowly return to ‘normal’ after years of living through a pandemic and our schedules will get busy again too. We can travel, meet up with people, celebrate, embrace. There’s so much we’ve been waiting to do, but before we jump in,Continue reading “Maximizing Motivation”

Overthinking it?

Do you have a tendency to overthink things? Read this blog series if you want to learn how to stop overthinking. This post will tell you what overthinking is and why we overthink. Next up in the series, we will cover what you can do about the habit so you’re not left feeling mentally exhaustedContinue reading “Overthinking it?”

Hello Gorgeous!

Firstly thank you for being here. I hope you’ll find something of value here. I’m Dr M, a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Professor, author & media contributor based in London, UK. In my day job, I teach postgrad students how to do therapy & how to test if therapy works. I have a small traumaContinue reading “Hello Gorgeous!”