The Meaning of Dreams

Psychologist Reveals 7 of the Most Common Dreams (and their Meaning)

Ever dream you’re being chased? Or that you’re falling? Or that your teeth are falling out? If so, you’re not alone. Dream Psychologist, Ian Wallace, who regularly appears on National television in the UK, has spent over thirty years studying dreams, and analysed over 250,000 in his private practice. In this article, we cover seven of … Continue reading Psychologist Reveals 7 of the Most Common Dreams (and their Meaning)

A Day on Psychology #3

A Day on Psychology#3 – Memories, Dreams & Existentialism

Fascinated by psychology and the human mind? But don't want to commit to a three-year degree and get into a tonne of student debt to explore your interest further? This day on psychology at The Weekend University might be for you. On Sunday 25th February, two leading academics and a mental health practitioner will discuss … Continue reading A Day on Psychology#3 – Memories, Dreams & Existentialism

The Psychology of Why Most New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Year after year, thousands of people all over the world have the same experience. High levels of motivation in January, followed by a temporary change in behaviour, soon followed by a drop-in motivation and then a reversion back to old habits. (With some added self-loathing now thrown into the mix.) Indeed, a 2016 study found … Continue reading The Psychology of Why Most New Year’s Resolutions Fail

How to use ‘Tiny Habits’ to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2018.

The Weekend University aims to make the best psychology lectures available to the general public. To do this, we organise 'lecture days' where the UK's leading psychology academics, researchers and practitioners share condensed versions of their best lectures at the weekend.   This article was written in the lead up to our upcoming 'Day on Behaviour Change' … Continue reading How to use ‘Tiny Habits’ to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2018.

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Personal Branding for Helping Professionals

Learn how to create a personal brand that authentically communicates who you are and grows your business. Those in the helping professions face a difficult challenge. Whether you’re a therapist, psychiatrist, counsellor, or coach, you must balance doing what you were trained to do – improving the quality of life of your clients – with … Continue reading Personal Branding for Helping Professionals

#4 – Shahroo Izadi: The Psychology of Changing Habits

''We underestimate the knowledge around motivation, self-awareness and resilience, that both people who have been in active addiction and found recovery, and the people who treat those people, have.''  Shahroo Izadi Do you control your habits? Or do your habits control you? A 2016 study found that 80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by the second … Continue reading #4 – Shahroo Izadi: The Psychology of Changing Habits

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#3 – Jules Evans: The Psychology of Spiritual Experiences

'There's a fundamental urge in human beings to transcend the ego.' Jules Evans   Have you ever felt you went beyond your ordinary self and felt connected to something bigger? In a 2016 UK survey, over 84% of respondents (including atheists, agnostics, Christians and Buddhists) said yes to this question. So what's going on? In the … Continue reading #3 – Jules Evans: The Psychology of Spiritual Experiences