MoodPanda - Because life is not always shiny

Flashback Monday - Revisit one of our blog posts from a while back: 

“Facebook Makes Us All Sad Because Everyone Is Happy But Us“


This headline was posted recently, at Psychology Today, and it really struck a chord with me.

Elana, from PT posted a fascinating article discussing the above headline, investigating the effect that other people’s…

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DIY Emotional First Aid - EFT - Interviewing Karin Davidson


Once, on an anxious visit to my shrink, I was trying to explain the source of my distress and was so near breaking down that I began to employ tapping…part of the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT).  He obviously had not heard of this and looked at me as though I had gone mad and said, “Stop that tapping, it’s annoying, I can’t concentrate!”  EFT is an alternative or complementary technique being used worldwide, but not yet embraced by the medical mainstream, so I was not surprised.

EFT a newer, self-administered “emotional first aid,” employs tapping on acupressure points or meridians on the head, hands and body while one verbally forges new cognitive paths.  

It can potentially help people with issues such as
- Trauma
- Abuse
- Panic attacks
- Anxiety

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Welcome to MoodPanda’s new Blog Author - Annie!

imageAs part of our push to build TeamPanda, we’re very happy to welcome Annie on board!

Annie is a retired English teacher and writer in Michigan and mother to a college-aged son and two Siamese kitties.

Annie will bring you  fascinating posts about Family, Mental health, and Happiness, and we’re very proud to have her on board

Welcome to TeamPanda, Annie!

Posted by Jake, Co-Founder of

New Blog Format - Ready for TeamPanda!

We’ve been super busy this week - organising our new Panda Team! They will be dedicated to sharing awesome articles, information, pictures and generally making your day brighter. 

First things first, we’ve launched a new blog format (Like it? Leave a comment below), ready for the exciting new blog content that the Creative Team will be sharing with you all!

Watch this space for announcements on the new team :-)

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MoodPanda to be featured in Psychopathology textbook

Exciting news! MoodPanda is going to be featured in the 2nd edition of “Psychopathology: Research, Assessment and Treatment in Clinical Psychology" by Graham Davey, to be published Summer 2014!

[This is the cover of the 1st edition]

Psychopathology is a comprehensive introductory textbook covering all facets of psychopathology and clinical practice for students at all levels supplemented by a wide range of features to facilitate effective teaching and learning.