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Mental Health Myths and Facts

Mental Health Myths and Facts

June 17, 2021

Myth: Crying is weak. Fact: Crying is a normal biological process. Just as noses sneeze and butts fart, eyes cry. This doesn’t mean you have to like crying, (who doesn’t…


December 22, 2020

Do you tend to hold grudges? Ruminating over and over about how someone harmed you, and what they should have done instead? Perhaps telling others (over and over) about what…

black lives matter

Black Lives Matter

June 8, 2020

Many people get confused by the phrase “Black Lives Matter” because they say “All Lives Matter”. And while it’s true that all lives matter, the behaviour of societies, governments, and…

you are failing and it's ok

You’re failing, we’re all failing… and it’s OK.

June 5, 2020

Here’s some ways you can make the most of it. Just like an annoying houseguest, ‘Failure’ is there for the party. Most of us try to avoid failure because it…

End of quarantine

Getting Out of Quarantine – When and How?

May 4, 2020

For many of us, it took a while to adjust to life in quarantine. I know I spent a lot of time hoping it would be over as soon as…


Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist

Dr. Blake is the owner and director of the Blake Psychology clinic and a regular contributor to the blog.

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