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The Psychology of Personal Growth Through Adversity

The Psychology of Personal Growth Through Adversity

The Power of Suffering: Growing through life crises Every cloud has a silver lining, there’s light at the end of the tunnel, it’s always darkest before the dawn, are all part of our everyday vocabulary and sayings often drawn on to help people through times 

How to make 2020 a happier year

How to make 2020 a happier year

Every year holds good and bad. It would be unrealistic to expect a whole year to be happy without any setbacks. I have certainly had my fair share of setbacks, especially over the last two years but the setbacks have made me resilient and have 

What Really Happens When You Get Coronavirus

What Really Happens When You Get Coronavirus

COVID-19 remains an unknown virus for the overwhelming majority of the world’s population. One of the most challenging aspects of this virus is that it affects everyone so differently. While some people have no symptoms at all, others may become deathly ill. It is impossible 

The illusion of control

The illusion of control

Control is a myth We all want to be in charge of our lives and feel safe. We like to feel we are in charge of our lives and have choices. In other words, we seek to influence others and our surroundings in order to 

Techniques to defeat stress

Techniques to defeat stress

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Top tips for managing social anxiety

Top tips for managing social anxiety

Managing social anxiety involves doing the opposite of your normal behaviour. Many people with social anxiety avoid social gatherings. Avoidance is the worst way that you can manage social anxiety. The more you avoid, the more the fearful thoughts rule and never get tested out 

Healthy minds unhealthy society

Healthy minds unhealthy society

There is plenty of evidence that shows how anxiety and depression rates worldwide are on the increase. Despite antidepressants and therapy, the stress that the population of Earth experiences continues to grow. Maybe depression and anxiety are healthy responses to an unhealthy society? Perhaps, people 

8 Long-Term Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Mental Health

8 Long-Term Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Mental Health

A good night’s sleep can leave a human being feeling fresh and productive. Still, when one does not get sleep and suffers from insomnia and breaks sleep patterns where they keep on waking up again and again through the night, many different changes can be 

The cause of anxiety

The cause of anxiety

    The cause of anxiety In cognitive behavioural therapy, we refer to the anxiety equation. The anxiety equation shows the cause of anxiety: Overestimation of the threat ____________________________________  =  Anxiety Underestimation of ability to cope Anxiety is always caused by our overestimation of the 

The mountain of should

The mountain of should

Are you climbing the ‘mountain of should’? How many “shoulds” do you have in your life? “Musts” and “shoulds” create anxiety and place unnecessary strains and stresses on us. Replace “should” with “could” and always challenge your “musts and shoulds”. Why must you? Why should