women, gender equality, a life i choose, emma hogg, psychotherapist

Is it really only women who want gender equality? 

When we were kids, we interacted with the adults around us and through them, we received a representation of how the world is. For most of us, this representation looked something like this:

Mum does most of the disciplining, the playing and housekeeping. Dad works and pays bills.

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Do you feel lonely and disconnected?

It’s hard to feel connected in a world that is so gravely disconnected. We spend so much time looking at our screens, but when was the last time you really looked at someone? I don’t mean like catching a glimpse of someone, and I don’t mean staring either – you’re not actually looking at anything when you’re staring – I mean, looked with curiosity, without judgement, just looked.

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Are dating apps making it difficult to choose one partner?

If you follow my Instagram stories, you know that I recently conducted a small research project about people’s experiences dating on Tinder. I created polls, you answered – you guys are great 🙂 And some of you even let me interview you! Here’s what I found.

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You’re so narcissistic you probably think this post isn’t about you…

Most of us are reminded of someone when we come across the definition of a narcissistic personality. We may think of someone who rambles on and on about how they went to the best schools, how they hold very high-paid positions, and how inadequately everyone else seems to function. Are you thinking of someone you know? Great, hold onto that image. Continue reading “You’re so narcissistic you probably think this post isn’t about you…”

A Nation, Traumatised

Monday night, I kept waking up wishing that what happened that day was just a bad dream. My breathing shallow, my thoughts racing, I felt anxious and unsettled.

Daphne was killed? Is this real?

I barely got any work done on Tuesday. The moment I began to form a sentence, I was interrupted by a whatsapp message or a Facebook update. We were all trying to figure it out, asking each other questions and throwing fragments of information towards each other in the internet sphere.

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My frustration with Western medicine, today

Hey Guys,

If you watched my last YouTube video, “The Limitations of Diagnosis”, you can probably tell that I’m on a little bit of a roll in the area of wellness. It’s something that I think about a lot. It’s one of the reasons I became a psychotherapist, and it’s something even more present in my life since I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia.

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