Our Psychology Blog
Caught Between Two Cultures: Living a Double Life
It is an enriching experience to be exposed to different languages, customs, rituals, and codes of behavioural conduct. Thinking back to your own upbringing you may be able to appreciate having learned a second language, travelled to the part of the world where you’re family is from, enjoyed your ethnic cuisine and participated in meaningful community events and functions.
Create a Coping Toolbox: Grounding Skills Using Your Five Senses
Grounding skills are used to help you connect to the present moment and are very important skills that help regulate intense emotions. Grounding skills help bring down the intensity of emotions when you’re feeling too much (e.g., very high anxiety, intense anger, impulsive urges) and will help you be more present when you’re feeling too little (e.g., numbness).
Feel Better About Your Body Without Focusing on Weight or Appearance
Feeling good in your body is not about how your body looks, what it weighs, or what shape it is. If you broaden your perspective and take a look at yourself and your body as a whole, you can begin the journey toward a better relationship with your body.