Coping with Overstimulation in a Society Addicted to Technology

In light of World Emoji Day, it feels only appropriate to ponder how our addiction to technology is adversely impacting on our mental health. If you find yourself spending your working day glancing from your phone to your computer and back again, you may have experienced overstimulation. Balancing phone calls, screen time, text messages and other stimuli can alter one's thought … Continue reading Coping with Overstimulation in a Society Addicted to Technology

The Act of ‘Googling’: A Gateway to your Subconscious Thought Process

Psychoanalysts and psychotherapists such as Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung,  Marion Milner and Ira Progoff have all used journalling as a tool to gain a personal insight into their client's subconscious. Writing a journal is a form of expressive therapy allowing one to process his or her emotions and most importantly decompress.  The purpose of writing … Continue reading The Act of ‘Googling’: A Gateway to your Subconscious Thought Process