Writing in psychology, psychoanalysis, philosophy, spirituality & self-progression, Carole Sawo is a regular contributor of pioneering theories, thought-perceptions & articles appearing online and in mainstream media broadcast & publications.
Under the Bus
Many a true feeling is revealed in the guise of just having a laugh, and there is nothing funny about hurting anyone, let alone ones buddy. So why do people throw their friends under the bus?
The Brighter the Light
All Kinds of Crazy
Life can sometimes feel as though we mistakenly got an invite to a really cool party, where we have to pretend we are not all kinds of crazy to fit in.
'Chip Psychology' on domestic abusers
Where Beauty Lives
A chat and a cup of tea later, I had started to both cool down and heat up. “Don’t worry, I’m just testing the light”, he said, pointing the lens directly at me – but we both knew he wasn’t.
Stuck On Projection
Being in the grocery aisle of a busy supermarket on a Saturday is not my idea of fun. Less so when I passed by a mother and her two little boys, aged approximately 7 & 9, sweetly standing by the side of her trolley.
Emotional Stealth Bombs
If you were ever the recipient of an emotional stealth bomb you would know it. You would know because you would be in obliterated emotional bits, with virtually all of your amygdala (the emotion centre of your brain) fragmented all over the place.
No Difference Between Insanity & Love
She sobbed. Uncontrollably. Clearly bereft and wounded, she found my suggestion to forgive utterly impossible to accept. ‘But he came into my house’, she pleaded desperately, ‘and destroyed my family’.
A Sociopath on Social Media
Many years ago, before I even knew the term, what one was or acted like, I met a sociopath. Like most other people, I had no concept of the fact that ‘bad boys’ are really ‘mad boys’ that every girl should keep a distance from.
Wicked Witch Syndrome
Early one morning, I awoke to the sound of falling rubble coming from within the chimney-stack. In the twilight of dawn I put on my nightgown and crept downstairs to explore.
'Fresher Mind' the Psychology of Uni Blues
There is a little known and even lesser discussed phenomena that happens this time of year, in the mind of the first year university student, the fresher.
The Geese Community
In the western world, where autonomy has filtered out our sense of communion by unnatural selection, it’s no wonder so many people are feeling alone, outcast, abandoned by their own communities.
Holographic Works of Art
Bad For Their Word
If it wasn’t for ‘other people’, we’d be Ok – right? When life naturally brings us its own challenges and difficulties, the last thing we need to add to our burden, is the stress and pressure brought on often unnecessarily and unfairly, by ‘other people’.
Home is an interesting concept. For some people, their idea of home is the place they grew up in; which can be a good or a not so good memory return. As adults, home might be thought of as the place we now live in.
Why Grown Men Cry
The Patterns of Autumn
It’s Autumn. It’s stunningly beautiful Autumn, with fields of gold and trees of orange and red, a walk in the woods is surely beckoning. And not just to inhale all those essential smells that are great for our brain health.
It’s midway through January already. This morning I was in the field office, filming swans for the new Hebe College Online series. How time does indeed fly when we are having fun. And how it screeches to a halt when we are not.
How to Survive a Presentation
Business Psychology Success in Meetings
Meetings are often overrated. People spend hours in unnecessary business meetings where nothing more is communicated than who has the latest ‘interactive’ pie chart.