Tag: All About You

All About You Topic For Today: How to become the person you would really like to be

This is an interactive feature brought to you by the Student Counselling center, located at the Lower library Complex>next to Financial Aid, Steve Biko Campus -DUT A professional Psychologist (Simphiwe Malambe) will respond to the following questions based on today’s topic: 1. What is important to you? 2. How do you spend your free time? 3……

All about you Discussion : Becoming More Mindful

What is Mindfulness Have you ever started eating a chocolate, taken a couple of bites, then noticed all you had left was an empty packet in your hand? Or been driving somewhere and arrived only to realise you remember nothing about your journey? Most people have! These are common examples of “mindlessness,” or “going on automatic…..

How using the internet to self-diagnose can make things worse: Dr Google

It has been recently discovered  that more and more patients depend on Dr Google  to self-diagnose health issues, are you one of them? Tune into RadioDUT’s Am to Pm(11:00 am-13:00pm) show on the 21st of May 2015 as we discussed : how using the the internet to self – diagnose your self can make things worse. During…..

Defence Mechanisms and Psychology: Can you spot your favourite form of self-deception?

“Defence Mechanisms are unconscious protective mechanisms to prevent you from unpleasant feelings such as anxiety thoughts etc. We all have used them at some point of our lives”   FOR MORE ON THE TOPIC LIVE STREAM THIS EXCLUSIVE TALK WITH Candice Leith on radiodut.ndstream.net on the Am2PM show on the 14th of May 2015(THURSDAY) Hosted by…..

Psychological Impact of being Overweight

Snippet on Topic: Psychological consequences of being overweight or obese can include lowered self-esteem and anxiety, and more serious disorders such as depression and eating disorders such as binge eating, bulimia and anorexia. Loneliness is another psychological obesity effect. Research from Australia has found that the higher a person’s body mass index (BMI), the more likely…..