Finding it difficult to get over your ex? Maybe Artificial Intelligence (AI) is to blame

In a research paper titled “Am I Never Going to Be Free of All This Crap?”: Upsetting Encounters with Algorithmically Curated Content About Ex-Partners, researchers have found one fairly modern problem that might prevent a broken heart from healing: your social media profiles. And more specifically, the AI and algorithms that decide what you see… Continue reading Finding it difficult to get over your ex? Maybe Artificial Intelligence (AI) is to blame

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Mindful toothbrushing: a quick way to add mindfulness to your daily routine

If you are struggling to find time to practice mindfulness, you aren’t alone. Many people feel that their day is simply too busy and pressured to add yet another thing to the to-do list. There are simple ways that we can all engage in day-to-day activities with a greater sense of awareness. Take brushing your… Continue reading Mindful toothbrushing: a quick way to add mindfulness to your daily routine

Finding English-speaking mental health support in France

As an English-speaking person living in France, who can you turn to when you are in need of psychological support? I’ve put together a short list of suggestions that you may find helpful. Ask for a psychologist referral from your médecin traitant (GP) Whilst you can self-refer to a psychologist in France, it can be… Continue reading Finding English-speaking mental health support in France

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Research: Almost a third of young people surveyed would choose online therapy

A study published in 2019 the Journal Internet Interventions found that 31% of responders would choose online therapy over face-to-face therapy. The academics from the School of Applied Psychology, Behavioural Basis of Health, and the Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University, alongside an academic from the School of Psychology, Counselling and Community at the… Continue reading Research: Almost a third of young people surveyed would choose online therapy