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Is it a ‘Superiority Complex’ that’s the Problem?

Is a colleague or acquaintance so full of themselves it makes you want to scream? Alway bragging and showing off? Is it a superiority complex, or something different? And why does it matter? The original definition of ‘superiority complex’ A ‘superiority complex’ is a term that was first coined in the early 1900s by respected...

Why You Need to Learn How to Delegate (and What Might be Holding You Back)

An avid ‘do-it-yourselfer’? Can’t be bothered to ask for help at work, home, or in relationships? Refusing to learn how to delegate means you are missing out on a powerful tool of personal growth. Learn how to delegate to reap these benefits How is delegating a tool of mental and emotional wellbeing? 1. It helps...

Living with BPD: a Borderline Personality Disorder Case Study

Curious if you have borderline personality disorder? Actress and columnist Nicola Thorp shares her personal experience of living with BPD, from getting a diagnosis, attending therapy, and navigating symptoms. What is it like to have BPD? “I started having what I refer to as ‘episodes’ when I was around six years old. They would usually...

How to Reach out To Someone Struggling This Holiday (And Not Make Things Worse)

by Andrea Blundell It’s been a tough year, to say the least, with more anxiety and depression going around than usual thanks to the pandemic. And perhaps you want to reach out to someone whose mental health you are worried about this holiday season.  How to reach out to others this holiday season  Reaching out...

Midlife Crisis, Depression, or Anxiety? How to Tell the Difference

By Andrea Blundell Somewhere between aged 40 to 60 and not been feeling yourself? Uncertain if it’s a midlife crisis, anxiety, or depression? Midlife and mood disorders A midlife crisis is a standalone issue, as are depression and anxiety. But they can be bedmates. Midlife can involve difficult realisations about mortality and what we haven’t...