HellBlade: A Lived Experience Review

Last month saw the release of Ninja Theory’s Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, to the Xbox One, finally, after an initial release on PS4 and PC. Marketed as an attempt to simulate some of the experiences associated with psychosis, the game focuses on Senua, a Pictish warrior traumatised by previous life experiences and an attack on her … Continue reading HellBlade: A Lived Experience Review

Twitter Bot Launch: Everyday Mental Health

So, over the past few weeks I've been teaching myself code on the side, as well as learning Git and R in preparation for leaving SPSS behind (but not forgotten). One of the 'homework' tasks set in the course I've been following was to set up an automated Twitter account, or Bot rather. The instructions I … Continue reading Twitter Bot Launch: Everyday Mental Health

The Pomodoro Technique: An Honest Review From a Self-Confessed Procrastinator

Admittedly, I’ve never been big on productivity hacks, tips and tricks. Instead, I keep things pretty simple. I take a look at my planner (my not-so-together phone calendar), jot down a list of things I want to get done that day, and then start panicking. But, after asking around friends, colleagues (hello PsyECR!), and hearing so much … Continue reading The Pomodoro Technique: An Honest Review From a Self-Confessed Procrastinator