Janey D
Janey Davies is 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. She has also published a psychological science-fiction novel “The Big Secret”. To relax, Janey walks her dogs, reads true-life crime novels, and listens to music. Connect with her on Linkedin.

3 Things a Co-dependent Parent Does and How It Affects Children

A co-dependent parent is usually an individual who did not get their emotional or physical needs met during childhood. This has led them to impose their needs onto their own children. Co-dependency is a psychological concept that refers to anyone who feels extremely dependent on their loved ones. This dependency makes a co-dependent parent feel completely responsible for their loved one's happiness and…

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5 Smart Ways to Use Biodegradable Waste to Help the Environment

When something becomes superfluous to our needs we need to either dispose of it effectively or find a use for it. Biodegradable waste has become one of those things. There’s simply way too much of it. The problem is, when it ends up in landfills it leaches greenhouse gases. These cause global warming. There is also the financial cost of disposing of biodegradable waste.…

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How to Boost Your Dopamine Function to Beat Your Fears, Anxiety and Depression

For years I have battled against various phobias. I have researched many treatments but none have proven to be successful. This is why, when I happened to stumble across a study that associated dopamine function with fear, I was suddenly interested. I’ll tell you why. A few decades ago I had a night phobia. It was the worst of the phobias I had…

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8 Plastic Alternatives That Could Save the Planet from Plastic Pollution

We use plastic for nearly everything in our lives. In fact, plastic has become so ubiquitous that it is hard to find reasonable plastic alternatives. From shopping bags, toothbrushes, storing food, product containers, you name it, plastic is involved in it. The problem is that the majority of this plastic is single-use. Which means it can’t be recycled. Instead, it’s thrown away or…

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Why Are Genetic Disorders So Common Today While They Were Not in the Past?

It appears that every time we turn on the news, new genetic disorders are being discussed. But is this because we have improved technology to detect them, or simply that they are on the increase? Before we go any further, what do we mean by genes, DNA, and genetic disorders? Human beings are made up of millions and millions of cells. Each one…

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Is Climate Change Real? Separating 5 Facts from Misconceptions

Do you believe that climate change is real or do you think that it always changes and there’s nothing to be concerned about? Some think that it is real and moreover, humans are to blame. Others believe it is simply scaremongering. So who should we believe? The evidence of course. Here are 5 facts about climate change: 1. THE TEMPERATURES ARE RISING This…

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4 Biggest Environmental Issues Today & Practical Solutions

If you are reading this then it is likely you are concerned with environmental issues. It is easy to feel helpless when you read about polar ice caps melting, the sheer tons of plastic waste, or the loss of important species. As an individual, faced with these enormous challenges, what on earth can one person possibly do? The environmental issues concern all of…

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9 Little-Known Inventions That Changed the World for the Better

When you think about inventions that changed the world for the better, what comes to mind? Certainly, things like antibiotics, airplanes, cars, petrol, and even concrete have their place. But what about the inventions that have changed the world? Those unsung heroes we have not heard of but are every bit as important. I’ve categorized these inventions into amazing technological breakthroughs, and mundane…

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Water Scarcity around the World and 6 Clever Inventions That Could Solve It

When you are used to an infinite supply of water it’s hard to imagine countries where water scarcity is a real problem. Many people enjoy the luxury of fresh water, but a whopping 2.8 billion people don’t have access for at least one month of the year. Not only this but 1.2 billion people don’t even have access to clean drinking water. Reasons…

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3 Reasons Why Reusable Water Bottles Help Save the Environment

Why are reusable water bottles better for the environment? There are lots of reasons why people drink bottled water, not least to stay hydrated, for convenience and for a supposedly purer taste. Unfortunately, this rise of drinking from disposable water bottles has led to an increase in plastic pollution around the world. This is why reusable water bottles are a much better alternative…

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