The Therapeutic Value of Active Listening

Carl Rogers (1902 – 1987) is one of the founders of the humanistic approach to psychology, otherwise known as a client-centred approach. It emphasises an individual’s intrinsic desire for self-actualisation – the process of fully… View Post

Addicted to Awe: Why Some People Turn Into ‘Wonder Junkies’

I read an interesting article titled How Traveling Abroad in Your Twenties Will Ruin Your Life and the clickbait title dragged me into what I thought would be a rant on how travelling will ruin your career… View Post

Why Self-Acceptance and Self-Improvement Go Hand in Hand

Self-acceptance is often contrasted with self-improvement. While the former means embracing how things are, the latter is all about growing out of a state of stagnation and deficit. However, self-acceptance – while it involves accepting… View Post

Psychologist Carl Rogers Says That a Fulfilling Life Depends on Realising Our Potential

The ways in which humans stand out from all other species is inexhaustible. Our very psychology speaks volumes about the ways in which we are unique and distinct from other animals. Perhaps one of the… View Post