How to communicate effectively with someone who has dementia
If someone close to you has dementia (Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type) you will know that communication gradually becomes more difficult and at times frustrating. This jargon-free article explains why this happens and […]Read More
Why are some people more altruistic than others?
In her viral TED Talk, psychology researcher and author Abigail Marsh asks essential questions: if humans are evil, why do we sometimes go to extraordinary lengths to help others even at a cost to ourselves? […]Read More
How to soothe distressing emotions: exercises in compassion
Did you know that not only does compassion help to soothe distressing emotions, it actually increases feelings of contentment and well-being? Throughout history people have sought to cope with a life that is often […]Read More
Sex education for the 21st century guy
In a world of the ongoing conversation about consent highlighted by #MeToo, where can young men get a reliable, healthy understanding of sex? In Respect, Swedish writer and sex education expert Inti Chavez-Perez talks directly to […]Read More
Rethinking Self-Esteem: Busting Myths and Offering Solutions
It is a widely held belief that those who are more successful and higher above the average are happier and more satisfied with themselves and their lives than those below average. But if this were […]Read More
Recognising the signs of subtle abuse
Abusers come in every shape and size, which makes it all the more difficult to spot one early in a relationship. Fortunately, there are some common patterns of behaviour that most abusers exhibit in a […]Read More
What is Your Body Language Saying?
Body language is a very effective tool for public speaking. Here, Nigel Barlow, a professional keynote speaker and creative coach, gives advice on how to use your body language to enhance your presentation skills, whatever […]Read More
How Men’s and Women’s Sexual Fantasies Differ
Justin J. Lehmiller, a leading expert on human sexuality and author of the popular blog Sex and Psychology, has made it his career’s ambition to answer questions such as what do we really want when it comes to […]Read More