Do you have the right people in your life?
Dr Jozelle Miller
It is fair to say that we all need people in our lives. Human life is always in connection with another being, otherwise, life becomes non-existent. I...
September 27, 2022
Dealing with Survivor’s guilt
Dr Jozelle Miller
It is often hard to understand why bad things happen. What is even worse is trying to wrap our heads around the experience of a bad situation that may...
September 20, 2022
Invest in yourself
Dr Jozelle Miller
In the world today, those who are considered among the wise are usually the persons who take the time to invest in themselves. Those persons who see t...
September 13, 2022
Make a difference…
Dr Jozelle Miller
What does it mean to make a difference? Have you ever thought about making a difference? Making a difference speaks to the ability to impact or have s...
September 6, 2022
Are you morally sound?
Dr Jozelle Miller
Obeying laws is simply something we do. It is what allows our existence to be orderly and as avoidant of chaos as much as is humanly possible. These l...
August 9, 2022
The effects of pretending…
Dr Jozelle Miller
We live in a world where we are constantly judged by others. We all are aware of many eyes on us all the time, assessing and scrutinizing us. This con...
July 26, 2022
The Narcissist Part 2
Dr Jozelle Miller
Traits of Narcissists you should be aware of: Passive Self-Importance Where the more overt, extroverted narcissist will be obvious in their elevated s...
July 19, 2022
The Narcissist Pt:1
Dr Jozelle Miller
We have often heard the term Narcissist being purported to describe someone who seems excessively vain or full of themselves. But in psychological ter...
July 12, 2022
How to improve mental and emotional health
Dr Jozelle Miller
IN ORDER to maintain and strengthen your mental and emotional health, it’s important to pay attention to your own needs and feelings. Don’t let stress...
June 21, 2022
Building healthy relationships
Dr Jozelle Miller
Humans are social creatures. Throughout our entire lives, we depend on each other to survive. Being self-aware allows us to see this need, which drive...
June 14, 2022
Safeguard your mind
Dr Jozelle Miller
The famous quote: “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,” was part of a campaign slogan used by the United Negro College Fund in 1972 to drive home the...
May 31, 2022
Change your mindset-Change your behaviour
Dr Jozelle Miller
WHETHER YOU WANT to lose weight, stop smoking, or accomplish a major life goal, the main thing that must be addressed is your mindset. Your behaviour ...
May 24, 2022
Parenting Teens
Dr Jozelle Miller
Parenting extends way beyond the ability to conceive and give birth to a baby. It is the ultimate long-term emotional, financial, spiritual, and psych...
May 17, 2022
Preserving your child’s childhood
Dr Jozelle Miller
There is no doubt that we are now living in a fastpaced world. Things are moving swiftly around us, and the development process of children has also t...
May 10, 2022
Coping with life
Dr Jozelle Miller
DO YOU OFTEN feel overwhelmed with life? Overwhelm, meaning everything suddenly seems too much, and you don’t believe you can manage. When confronted ...
April 5, 2022
Divorce and Co-parenting
Dr Jozelle Miller
All around the world, it appears that relationships and marriages are on the attack. Stories of persons separating and divorcing after pledging their ...
March 22, 2022
Your Personal Presentation Matters Pt:2
Dr Jozelle Miller
PERSONAL APPEARANCE is the way that you dress and take care of your general appearance. Much as we may hate the idea that appearances matter, this is ...
March 8, 2022
Your Personal Presentation Matters
Dr Jozelle Miller
I have often heard persons say, “I don’t care what others think about me”; I don’t care if people like me or not.” These are the statements of many wh...
March 1, 2022
People need People
Dr Jozelle Miller
Different cultures have different beliefs about how important social connection and interdependence are to our lives.  In the West, we like to think o...
February 22, 2022
Could my child be Autistic?
Dr Jozelle Miller
Something seems wrong with my child. This is a statement often made by parents with sheer terror on their faces as they seek to get answers about what...
February 8, 2022
It is okay to not be Okay
Dr Jozelle Miller
In our world today, it has become normative to mask our emotions. It is easier for most to say that they are okay to avoid the intense scrutiny about ...
February 1, 2022
Recognizing the signs of emotional abuse
Dr Jozelle Miller
There are several signs of emotional abuse that a person can and should look out for. Some signs of emotional abuse within a romantic or marital relat...
January 25, 2022
Inspiration to Motivation
Dr Jozelle Miller
Daily, what is it that gets you going? What is it that keeps you going? Ever wonder why some people seem to be very successful, highly motivated indiv...
January 18, 2022
The Pillars of Good Mental Health
Dr Jozelle Miller
Our mental health is an encompassing dynamic state of internal equilibrium that enables us to interact with the world around us. Our mental health inc...
January 11, 2022
Make a difference…
Dr Jozelle Miller
What does it mean to make a difference? Have you ever thought about making a difference? Making a difference speaks to the ability to impact or have s...
January 4, 2022
Identifying your purpose in life
Dr Jozelle Miller
MOST TIMES WE speak about identifying purpose as a means of starting a new era or a new year; hardly ever would you speak of identifying your purpose ...
December 14, 2021
Finding inner peace
Dr Jozelle Miller
According to Wikipedia, “Inner peace (or peace of mind) refers to a deliberate state of psychological or spiritual calm despite the potential presence...
December 7, 2021
Cultivate patience in your life
Dr Jozelle Miller
I have heard the statement, “Good things come to those who wait,” one too many times in my lifetime thus far. Perhaps I find the statement irritating ...
November 30, 2021
Making Hard  Decisions Part:2
Dr Jozelle Miller
Respect the effect and influence of others Take into account how your decision will affect those around you, particularly family members or close frie...
November 23, 2021
Making hard decisions
Dr Jozelle Miller
IT IS A normal part of life to make decisions on a daily basis. These decisions can be life-altering such as deciding to have a surgery, or totally tr...
November 16, 2021
Post Trauma Recovery Pt:2
Dr Jozelle Miller
I have often heard the question why do bad things happen to good people? As a matter of fact, I would have asked this question time and time again. Li...
October 19, 2021
Post Trauma Recovery
Dr Jozelle Miller
I have often heard the question why do bad things happen to good people? As a matter of fact, I would have asked this question time and time again. Li...
October 12, 2021
Vulnerability is not weakness
Dr Jozelle Miller
MOST TIMES WHEN one thinks of vulnerability, it is common for the idea of being weak to come to mind. Most see being vulnerable as something to be tot...
October 5, 2021
Stress and Sleep pt:2
Dr Jozelle Miller
I am so stressed out, I can’t sleep!!!! I can count the numerous occasions someone has said this to me in recent times. The reality is that we are liv...
September 28, 2021
Stress and Sleep
Dr Jozelle Miller
I am so stressed out, I can’t sleep!!!! I can count the numerous occasions someone has said this to me in recent times. The reality is that we are liv...
September 21, 2021
Avoiding Distractions
Dr Jozelle Miller
IT WOULD BE an understatement to say that there is a lot going on in the world today. On a daily basis, one must make the extra effort to remain focus...
September 14, 2021
Silence is Golden
Dr Jozelle Miller
“Silence is a source of great strength.” – Lao Tzu Growing up, I remember the admonition to be slow to speak; highlighting the importance on self refl...
August 31, 2021
Recognizing impulsivity Pt:2
Dr Jozelle Miller
Important outcomes in our lives are often determined by the balance between functional and dysfunctional impulsivity. Take for instance, as a consumer...
August 24, 2021
Recognizing impulsivity
Dr Jozelle Miller
ACCORDING TO Medical Author, Dr. Melissa Conrad Stöppler, “Impulsivity is the tendency to act on impulse — that is, without forethought about th...
August 17, 2021
Good Mental Health
Dr Jozelle Miller
Continued from our last on-line only edition MOST TIMESWHEN we hear conversations about Mental Health, it is usually in relation to the identification...
August 10, 2021
Good mental health
Dr Jozelle Miller
MOST TIMES WHEN we hear conversations about Mental Health, it is usually in relation to the identification of mental illness, prevention and treatment...
July 27, 2021
Being open-minded
Dr Jozelle Miller
Open-mindedness is defined as the willingness to search actively for evidence against one’s favoured beliefs, plans, or goals, and to weigh such evide...
July 20, 2021
Mental Preparedness to Thrive
Dr Jozelle Miller
Albert Einstein once said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again while expecting different results. With this def...
June 22, 2021
Appreciation in Adversity
Dr Jozelle Miller
When adversity strikes, the natural feeling is “my life is over. I can never deal with this. What is there to live for now” ? And so on. We lose persp...
June 15, 2021
Facing negative feelings
Dr Jozelle Miller
Experiencing sadness, anger, anxiety and other “negative” feelings can be hard. In fact, many persons just don’t do it; mainly because they’re afraid....
May 18, 2021
Mental Health Tools to help you Thrive
Dr Jozelle Miller
In the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Volcanic Eruption and the impending hurricane season in SVG, it is prudent that we take a moment to commemo...
May 11, 2021
The need for Emotional Intelligence
Dr Jozelle Miller
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (E.I.) emerged from the premise that emotions have an impact on almost every aspect of human experience. It refers to the abili...
April 27, 2021
It is never too late to start over
Dr Jozelle Miller
ACCORDING TO THE Cambridge English dictionary, to ‘start over’ means to begin to do something again, sometimes in a different way. It is deciding to a...
April 20, 2021
Tips on overcoming inferiority complex
Dr Jozelle Miller
• Figure out whom you feel inferior to in the first place. Normally, very physically attractive, rich, smart people or people with impressive, dynamic...
March 9, 2021
Do you have an inferiority complex?
Dr Jozelle Miller
Everyone feels down about themselves from time to time, especially if you feel like others are doing better in life than you are. It’s common to feel ...
March 2, 2021
Relationships and the Pandemic
Dr Jozelle Miller
Life today in 2021, is definitely not what we are used to and may never return to the normative we were accustom to. Many persons have found it diffic...
February 9, 2021
Being consistent
Dr Jozelle Miller
It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently. – Anthony Robbins It is often said that knowledge is power, b...
January 12, 2021
Being optimistic during challenging times
Dr Jozelle Miller
Some may say that making it through 2020 was nothing short of a miracle; but even as we enter 2021, the anxiety over what exist in the future is still...
January 5, 2021
Tips for effective self reflection
Dr Jozelle Miller
As we wrap up 2020, I believe it is prudent that we take the time to fully introspect and reflect on the year. There may have been many difficult expe...
December 15, 2020
Relationships: Are they really needed?
Dr Jozelle Miller
Close relationships are sometimes called interpersonal relationships. The closest relationships are most often found with family and a small circle of...
December 8, 2020
Cultivate Patience in your life
Dr Jozelle Miller
I have heard the statement, “Good things come to those who wait,” one too many times in my lifetime thus far. Perhaps I find the statement irritating ...
December 1, 2020
Being open-minded
Dr Jozelle Miller
Open-mindedness is defined as the willingness to search actively for evidence against one’s favoured beliefs, plans, or goals, and to weigh such evide...
November 17, 2020
Are you having an Identity Crisis?
Dr Jozelle Miller
We have all heard about this concept before (Identity Crisis), but not many truly fully understand what is meant by this. Identity Crisis is a psychol...
November 10, 2020
Living with regrets
Dr Jozelle Miller
It is often said that hindsight is the best vision, as we sit down and look back at the one who got away, the job you didn’t take, the fight you wish ...
November 3, 2020
Kindness is beneficial…
Dr Jozelle Miller
We have often heard the encouragement given to be kind and compassionate to others. But there has not been much said in terms of the benefits derived ...
October 27, 2020
I am not my breast
Dr Jozelle Miller
BREAST CANCER is the most common malignant tumor in women, and amidst the great progress in its early detection and treatment, as well as improvement ...
October 20, 2020
The Psychology of voting
Dr Jozelle Miller
As we approach another general election in St Vincent and the Grenadines, I have become extremely fascinated by the thought process, present emotional...
October 13, 2020
Tips on becoming unstuck in life
Dr Jozelle Miller
Having identified that you are stuck in your life; the next question is usually, how do I become unstuck? I would like to suggest the following for co...
October 6, 2020
Are you feeling stuck in life?
Dr Jozelle Miller
It has been over a decade since I have been working as a psychologist. You would conclude therefore that such a timeframe would have afforded me the o...
September 29, 2020
Grieving the loss of a child
Dr Jozelle Miller
I believe it is every parent’s hope and prayer that they do not have to live through the unfortunate experience of burying their child. No parent is p...
September 22, 2020
Achieving mental wellness
Dr Jozelle Miller
THE CONCEPT OF mental wellness seems to be quite elusive for some while others feel it is achieved simply by having the right mindset and positive out...
September 15, 2020
To conform or not to conform
Dr Jozelle Miller
OFTEN TIMES we become combative at the notion that we MUST conform to the rules and dictates set out by others. Being oppositional seems to be what sa...
September 8, 2020
Speaking to children about Death…
Dr Jozelle Miller
Parents typically would do all in their power to safeguard their children from difficult circumstances. Some may even bubble wrap them if they could, ...
September 1, 2020
Psychological effects of early menopause
Dr Jozelle Miller
As women age, their bodies produce less estrogen and progesterone, the main hormones involved in female reproduction. When these hormones reach a lowa...
August 18, 2020
How are we affected by our thoughts?
Dr Jozelle Miller
Many philosophers, psychologist, life coaches and even theologians would have emphasized over the years, that there is definite impact of an individua...
August 11, 2020
Best ways to deal with jealousy – Part 2
Dr Jozelle Miller
The following are more tips to help you deal with jealousy (continued from last week): 4. Seek our own sense of security – The best thing we can do is...
July 28, 2020
Best ways to deal with jealousy
Dr Jozelle Miller
Psychologists have defined Jealousy is a complex emotion that encompasses feelings ranging from suspicion to rage to fear to humiliation. It strikes p...
July 21, 2020
Identifying Attention Seeking Behaviors
Dr Jozelle Miller
We all need attention and want to feel that our friends and family care about us, as such it is common for persons to position themselves to be seen o...
July 7, 2020