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Janey Davies is a sub-editor of the website Learning-mind.com and a professional writer who has been published online for over 10 years. She has suffered from a panic disorder for over 30 years, which led her to an interest in human psychology. Looking to cure her own phobia prompted her to study and receive an Honours degree in Psychology with the Open University. Janey uses the experiences of her own anxiety to offer help and advice to others dealing with mental health issues. Her particular interests lie in phobias, criminology, dream analysis, and unlocking the potential of the mind. Janey has also published a psychological science-fiction novel “The Big Secret”. To relax, she walks her dogs, reads true-life crime novels, and listens to music. Connect with Janey on Linkedin.

What Is a Highly Sensitive Person and How to Find Out If You Are One

What is a highly sensitive person and what does it mean to be one? Before Elaine Aron coined the term Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) over ten years ago, people who had these characteristics were often wrongly diagnosed as neurotic, timid, or introverted. In her book ‘The Highly Sensitive Person’, Aron…

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity and Literally Kills You

Complaining can be much worse for you than you thought, according to neuroscience. We tend to feel a lot better once we’ve had a good moan. Getting things off our chests seems to relieve a burden or two, and who hasn’t heard of the old adage ‘a problem shared is…

9 Things Emotionally Strong People Never Do

Emotions can make us do many things, and can influence our everyday lives and decisions. However, emotionally strong people tend to avoid particular behaviours and actions. Emotionally strong people typically show certain characteristics. Here are 10 of them: 1. They don’t follow the crowd Emotionally strong people are happy to…

Science Reveals How to Treat Anxiety with Positive Thinking

If you have ever suffered from anxiety it is likely that you felt helpless and that the anxious feelings you experienced were totally out of your control. It is also possible that you relied on some sort of medication or a form of counselling to treat anxiety. It is very…

Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who Is Grieving (and What to Say Instead)

When someone close to you is grieving, you have to be very careful what you say to them. I lost my partner two years ago and amongst the obvious grief that I felt, what made it worse was some of the comments I received during those two years. My boyfriend…

What Is the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath, According to Science?

Both a psychopath and a sociopath are types of antisocial personality. We hear these terms in today’s media more often than ever. In fact, they are quite often used to define the same person since few people know that there is a difference between a psychopath and a sociopath. This…