The Musings of an Elective Orphan

Sarah Brandis

A rather random post about Michael Jackson

So, what does the late King of Pop have to do with psychology and/or my blog.  OK, it’s kind of a long story but I will keep it to the … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 6 Comments

I’ll be back!

Helloooo!  I’m so sorry I have been very absent lately.  This is just a cheeky little update and apology number.  But I will be back to proper blogging very soon. … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mind Your Soul

Yesterday I watched the film ShockHeadSoul at uni – they do some awesome extras during half-term week.  It was put on by our Clinical Psychology course leader.  If you have … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

My Ja’mazing Week

This update is coming to you from a secret underground location in central London, in the style of Danger Mouse (if you are around my age and British then you … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Post-graduation panic!

It’s almost time to graduate, and it’s going to creep up on me very fast.  So I need to make a firm decision about my career path very soon.  This … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · 6 Comments

Confessions from the couch – what i’ve been learning at counselling

The main thing I have learned from my counselling sessions recently is that I am not really as angry as I thought.  Sadness often manifests as anger because that makes … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

My ‘memoir meets psychology’ book on free promotion until tomorrow.

Grab it for free while you still can! “I like how the author incorporates her own personal story into her journey of understanding how the mind works, I have a … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Letting It All Hang Out: what I learned from self-publishing my memoirs

Taking your f**ked up childhood and adolescence, putting it on paper, analysing it, and then making it available on Kindle to EVERYONE YOU KNOW! Brave?  Sure. Stupid?  Potentially. Liberating?  Very! … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Liebster part 2, my nominations and questions.

If you read my last blog post, then you will know that I now need to pose 10 questions to 10 bloggers that I would like to show some bloggy … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Liebster part 1, Q&As.

Morning people!  I’m just home from Australia.  I’m jet-lagged, and freezing cold, but so happy.  Last night Miss Nervous Nellie made me grin like a cheshire cat by nominating me … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment
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