Part 4: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (and why it’s normal to not feel motivated just now)

Welcome to Part 4 of the Lockdown Mental Health Series. If you missed Parts 1, 2 or 3 you can find them here. Something I’ve heard over and over, both among clients, friends, family and read about on social media is people feeling guilty for not being more productive, not making the most of lockdownContinue reading “Part 4: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (and why it’s normal to not feel motivated just now)”

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Part 2: The Human Need for Control and Certainty

Welcome to Part 2 of the Lockdown Mental Health Series. If you missed Part 1 you can find it here. I find the concept below really helpful, when we modern humans are feeling distressed for one reason or another. Remember we’re group animals, designed to live in small tribes, in nature, and that our brains haveContinue reading “Part 2: The Human Need for Control and Certainty”

Part 1: Unprecedented Times

Lockdown Mental Health Series: as it’s Mental Health Awareness Week, we have a special series of blogs that we’ll post across the next six days. Here is Part 1 of 6:  This blog won’t be related to dyslexia, but to a situation we all have in common right now and that’s the global pandemic ofContinue reading “Part 1: Unprecedented Times”