Category Archives: Featured

You’re Overconfident About Your Ability to Remember: Use the Covid-19 Tracer App

You’ll remember exactly where you’ve been and who you’ve been in contact with over the last two weeks, won’t you?  “Of course I will!”, I hear you reply.  If the actual rate of use of the NZ Covid-19 app is anything to go by, lots of people think they’ll remember. The abysmal tanking in its […]

Lockdown Relief: Practice Gratitude – It Really Helps

So, you can’t go out for coffee, you can’t see people you love and you are worried about, and you can’t go further than the super-local area where you live. I get it. It’s frustrating. But let me flip you around a second. What’s good? What are you grateful for right now? What are you […]

Vaccine progress is great: It doesn’t mean we let down our collective guard

I woke up this morning to great news. Pzifer and BioNTech announced in a press release that their vaccine candidate against Covid-19 achieved success in their first interim analysis from their Phase 3 study. Here’s the headline bullet points of what they found: Vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 […]

Lockdown Relief: What can we do to control worrying?

Something has gone wrong and we’re not sure how it’s going to work out. That uncertainty is what creates the discomfort. We don’t know if we’re going to be okay or not. For most people, it’s not a nice feeling. More often that not, it can cause us to worry. So, why do we worry, […]

Lockdown Relief: Keep a Journal

When going through a tough time, and you perhaps want to keep a diary, maybe get some distance, or just write down stuff that comes to you, keeping a journal could be an interesting this do. Here’s my tips on why and how you should journal

Daily psychological wellbeing videos through lockdown HERE

If you’re looking for my daily 2 minute wellbeing videos through Alert Level 4 in New Zealand, you can find them here on my blog and on YouTube And if you’re elsewhere in the world going through subsequent resurgences or waves of the pandemic, please check these videos out – I think they could help.