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What are the positive aspects of conflict?

What are the positive aspects of conflict?

Conflict can help to release pent-up frustration: Unaddressed conflict builds up over time and the pressure builds up until the conflict is finally addressed and expressed.

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What are some practical ways to manage social anxiety?

What are some practical ways to manage social anxiety?

The goal is not to completely eliminate social anxiety: The goal is to return atypical social anxiety back to its typical form.

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A look at how our uncontrolled negative thoughts act just like pests and parasites.

A look at how our uncontrolled negative thoughts act just like pests and parasites.

Uncontrolled negative thoughts are parasitic. They are like leeches. They consume and consume and consume but they leave us with nothing but misery and emptiness.

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Why is self-esteem so important to mental health?

Why is self-esteem so important to mental health?

When our self-esteem becomes balanced and healthy across time and across situations, so too will our mental health become balanced and healthy across time and across situations.

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Can decoded neurofeedback treat PTSD?

Can decoded neurofeedback treat PTSD?

The concept of decoded neurofeedback relies upon associating a particular neural pathway pattern with a particular memory.

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How can I identify the obstacles that are preventing me from achieving my goals?

How can I identify the obstacles that are preventing me from achieving my goals?

Goal setting is a great way of keeping us on track and ensuring that we stay committed to achieving our success.

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Gratitude and well-being.

Gratitude and well-being.

Researchers have shown that state gratitude is positively correlated with life satisfaction, positive affect and happiness and negatively correlated with depression, negative affect and physical aggression.

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How can I become mentally stronger and more resilient in life?

How can I become mentally stronger and more resilient in life?

We all have challenges in life that we must learn to overcome if we wish to grow, learn and develop. For some people these challenges are much harder to overcome.

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Are we responsible for other people’s emotions?

Are we responsible for other people’s emotions?

we are responsible for our actions, and We are responsible for recognising and taking responsibility for how our actions can potentially INFLUENCE the emotional states of others. This is the basis of empathy.

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How does perceptions of loneliness affect our mental health?

How does perceptions of loneliness affect our mental health?

Loneliness is a distressing feeling that accompanies the perception that one’s social needs are not being met by the quantity or the quality of one’s social relationships.

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What is invalidation and how does it affect my mental health?

What is invalidation and how does it affect my mental health?

Invalidation occurs when someone, either intentionally or unintentionally, dismisses, rejects or minimizes our thoughts and feelings. Invalidation implies that our subjective experience is somehow wrong, unimportant or unacceptable.

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The ABC’s of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

The ABC’s of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

We generally believe that negative events/stressors cause us to act or feel in certain ways. The reality is, negative events and stressors are neutral, arbitrary events which we as humans give meaning to.

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