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The Power of Positive Psychology: Resilience, Gratitude, Happiness, and Post-Traumatic Growth

Positive psychology explores the science of well-being and works to promote to each individual what makes life worth living and how to enhance the quality of our lives. It encompasses various aspects, including resilience, gratitude, happiness, and post-traumatic growth. In this blog, we’ll delve into each of these pillars of positive psychology and discover how […]

Men’s Mental Health

Men are often discouraged from talking about mental health, fearing a stigma. Traditional masculinity emphasises resilience, self-reliance, and strength. However, men face particular challenges when it comes to emotional well-being. Let’s have a look at men’s mental health, these difficulties, and the barriers to seeking psychological help: If you, or a man you know is […]

WHY WE NEED SLEEP! Sleep, although often not prioritised in our busy lifestyles, has irrefutable benefits for our overall health and wellbeing. It is an essential physiological process that plays a crucial role in maintaining our physical, mental, and emotional health. Let’s look further into the science behind sleep: What makes a ‘good’ sleep? A […]

Go Blue for Autism in April!

Sunday, April 2, is World Autism Day. Autism is a neurological condition that affects the way a person communicates, interacts with others, and perceives the world around them. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a range of conditions that includes autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and other pervasive developmental disorders. In Australia, it is estimated that 1 in […]


Relationships are not always fireworks and joy; sometimes they are challenging or go through some tricky stages. All relationships can have minor disagreements – after all we are all different and have different ideas and opinions. It is problematic however, if minor conflicts become cyclical (i.e., are never resolved) or become major conflicts, as then […]

Ways to help hold the attention of children at home.

Does your child struggle with attention and focus? Here are some tips which might be useful. If you feel that your child has more significant difficulties with attention and focus, Psychology ONE is offering ADHD screening assessments for children and young people aged between 6 and 18 years. Contact us on 0753296991 to enquire. Discounts […]

Back to School – Not Always Cool

SCHOOL REFUSAL School refusal is a term used to describe the phenomenon where a student is unable or unwilling to attend school. This can be due to various reasons, such as anxiety (or separation anxiety), depression, fear of bullying, or a traumatic event. School refusal can have a negative impact on a student’s academic performance […]

Mindful Moments

Life is so fast sometimes! Slowing things down and being mindful is great for our mental health. But we don’t often have a lot of time for meditation, deep breathing, etc. Here is a list of short mindful practices – great for creating some mind space throughout the day! 1)            Sensory noticing First, look around […]

Pandemic Burnout?

The Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent restrictions and guidelines we are living with have changed our experience of our environment. We have had to adapt to new ways of living, with travel off the agenda for most, gatherings including weddings and funerals often limited with guests, and the wearing of masks and use of hand […]

Creating a Stress-Free Home

We all experience stressors in our lives and this is unavoidable. Family life, work, relationships, finances, can all be stressful, along with other aspects of living in the modern world. Most people can deal with stress without too many negative consequences. However, too much stress (i.e. being unable to cope with stress) can have negative […]