Undercover Psychology Patient

I’ve just finished my Psychology Honours this week. Which is a really exciting achievement. And I’d like to take this time to reflect on my dual role as Psychology student and Psychology Patient/Client. I often feel like I am an undercover Psych consumer. Sometimes I have felt like I am privy to conversations other consumers would love to hear. These might be about certain theories … Continue reading Undercover Psychology Patient

I’m on fire

A lot of people chuck around the term ‘burnt out’. Myself included. Because it’s such an overused term, I looked up the dictionary definition of ‘burnt out’. I found many definitions concerning motor parts and an engine literally burning out. But some other descriptions did come up. These concerning working one’s self to exhaustion or to ‘ruin one’s health’. And I got thinking about my … Continue reading I’m on fire

Note to self

CN: strong/explicit language, negative self-talk Dear Jess, You are trying. You are trying so hard. People have always referred to you as hard working. It’s what you’re known for. In fact, when people ask you to describe yourself “determined” is one of the first words that comes to your mind. You have been working so hard for so long. Often it doesn’t feel fair. How … Continue reading Note to self