Tag Archives: change

Anger, Disappointment, Uncertainty and Anxiety: When We Feel Let Down and How to Fix It

When we find out about unexpected events that break our expectations – what we thought was supposed to be happening to protect us and keep us secure actually looks like it wasn’t actually happening at all, well it can bring up all kinds of difficult emotions. And worries too. This article is about those emotions and worries, what’s happening that’s perhaps making you feel like this, and what you can do.

How climate change affects us mentally and socially, whether you believe in it or not

Being the Change: A New Kind of Climate Documentary Starring Peter Kalmus, Ed Begley Jr., Mike Farrell Buy on Amazon When you think about climate change- psychology and mental health may not be the first thing that you think of. However, the two are very much connected. As well as possible mental health disorders such […]

What influence could climate change have on human aggression?

Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change By George Marshall Buy on Amazon In this first episode, I talk with Dr Matt Williams, Lecturer in Psychology at Massey University here in New Zealand. We talk about the relationship between temperature and aggressive behaviour and assault, particularly with respect […]