Articles


Unconditional love and personal boundaries.
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Unconditional love and personal boundaries.

If you do end any relationship permanently, you do not have to stop loving the other person unconditionally.

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Do you suffer from social media perfectionism?
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Do you suffer from social media perfectionism?

Shouldn’t the ‘imperfect’ images and videos be the majority and the ‘perfect’ images and videos the minority?

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Living with Bipolar Disorder.
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Living with Bipolar Disorder.

Being diagnosed with any mental health condition is not the same as receiving a terminal diagnosis within the medical profession.

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Is it possible to reverse the negative consequences of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)?
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Is it possible to reverse the negative consequences of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)?

Children and adolescents really are quite resilient and with appropriate help and support they can recover and heal.

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What are the long-term effects of being raised in a dysfunctional family?
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What are the long-term effects of being raised in a dysfunctional family?

The higher a participant’s ACE score was, the higher the chances were that they engaged in high-risk behaviours.

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Overcoming self-pity.
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Overcoming self-pity.

Self-pity is an unbridled obsession with wallowing in the displeasure of oneself and one’s misfortunes.

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What happens when we internalize mean comments from other people?
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What happens when we internalize mean comments from other people?

Ultimately, holding onto negative introjections will always do you more harm than good so they should be rejected outright.

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A look at some ways to manage anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions.
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A look at some ways to manage anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions.

We are all susceptible to anxiety, depression and other mental conditions at some point in our lives.

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Approach coping Part 1: How to reduce the frequency of stressful events being created.
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Approach coping Part 1: How to reduce the frequency of stressful events being created.

You cannot escape stressors because anything which occurs in life has the potential to be perceived, by us humans, as stressful.

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Approach coping part 2: Learning how to respond to stressful events.
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Approach coping part 2: Learning how to respond to stressful events.

So, you have imbued an arbitrary stressor with negative significance and you are now suffering from stress?

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A look at avoidance coping.
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A look at avoidance coping.

Research has consistently shown that when it comes to stress, the use of avoidance coping is ineffective.

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A look at some Cognitive Behaviour Therapy strategies you can use to improve your mental health.
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A look at some Cognitive Behaviour Therapy strategies you can use to improve your mental health.

CBT is one of the most effective mental health approaches available but like anything, it is not the be all to end all.

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