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    03 2014 January

    A New Year Spring Clean

    I’m a firm believer that decluttering your life helps declutter your mind. One of my favorite things to do in the New Year is cancel a bunch of stuff that I’ve tried out but don’t...

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    29 2012 November

    CBT: How Checking Contributes to Mental Health Problems (Eating Disorders, Depression, Anxiety)

    Although common ‘disorders’ (e.g., eating disorders, anxiety, and depression) look different on the surface, there are some common underlying mechanisms. One of these is checking. I’m going to go explain the role of checking in...

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    10 2012 October

    7 Tips for Not Personalizing

    1. Don’t catastrophize knock backs - If you get a rejection, it doesn’t mean you’re never going to be successful. - If you get negative feedback on a piece of work, it doesn’t mean you...

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    02 2012 October

    5 Tips for Irritability

    1. Do some kind of mindfulness practice. Try this or any of these. Learn enough about the philosophy of mindfulness meditation that you know what you’re doing. Since most people won’t want to do formal...

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    26 2012 September

    Changing Your Cognitive Style

    I mentioned on FB yesterday how much my cognitive style has changed as a result of my psychology training. One of the readers asked me to say more about how it had changed, so here’s...

15 2012 May
By Dr Alice Boyes
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Low Self Esteem Test – Take the Rosenberg Low Self Esteem Test Free Online

The low self esteem test that is most widely used by researchers is the Rosenberg Low Self Esteem Test. Take Rosenberg Self Esteem Inventory free. The low self esteem test will auto score for you. If you score 15-25 this suggests you are in the normal self esteem range. If you score below 15, this...

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11 2012 May
By Dr Alice Boyes
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Positive Body Image

Practical tips for Positive Body ImageI was interviewed for Next Magazine about Positive Body Image, and these are my positive body image tips. The following positive body image tips come from a therapy called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy CBT. Positive Body Image Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) – How to feel better about yourself and improve your...

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10 2012 May
By Dr Alice Boyes
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Improve Your Relationship in 30 Seconds a Day

Improve your relationship in 30 Seconds a Day...

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10 2012 May
By Dr Alice Boyes
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Socially Awkward Situations – The Psychology of Avoiding Awkwardness

Sometimes when people use avoidant coping it’s for the purposes of avoiding heavy duty emotions, however it’s also very common for people to use avoidant coping to avoid milder emotions like awkwardness. I very frequently see people choosing not to enact their personal values to avoid feeling temporarily awkward. The DIY Psychological Challenge for this...

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06 2012 May
By Dr Alice Boyes
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30 Ideas for Simple 30-Day Projects

This is a new item I’m selling. Click here to view some feedback I got from a purchaser (linked to with their permission). It’s a pdf – 30 Ideas for Simple 30-Day Projects. You can pay below using Visa or Mastercard. You’ll be shown the price in your own currency. Buy now for 4.99 USD...

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