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How your mind tortures you and what to do about it

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We all experience intrusive thoughts, but it’s not the intrusive thoughts themselves that cause you distress, rather it’s how you respond to those thoughts that allow them to influence you and have power over you. Thoughts aren’t facts – they aren’t ‘real’ Imagine yourself standing on a street and all around you, thoughts are floating lazily by. Some of the …

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The Psychology Behind Eating Disorders: Why Do People Overeat?

Introduction Eating disorders are a severe mental health condition, ranked as the world’s third most typical type of mental illness. According to the American Psychiatric Association, 10 million people in the US alone have anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder (BED). While there are many theories concerning why people acquire eating disorders, research suggests biological and psychological factors can cause …

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Free Online Therapy Services

Adults with mental health issues often experience stigma, which can prevent them from seeking treatment. As a result, many adults and children with mental health conditions are unable to get the help that they need. Thankfully, there are several free mental health therapy services online, which can allow patients to access therapy and counseling from the privacy of their own …

Researсh Ethics: History & Principles

Photo by Lukas from Pexels What is more important for a scientist – to find the truth or not to harm the object of their research? This question has worried philosophers and thinkers since the era of antiquity. However, until recently scientists often mistreated research subjects, justifying themselves by the search for truth. Now these sad circumstances are changing with the adoption of …

How To Improve Your Confidence On Camera

Many people are intimidated by the prospect of being on camera. After all, it’s natural to feel nervous as you work to strengthen your acting chops and performance skills. These nerves can vary depending on your history of anxiety or panic disorders. Having confidence on camera can make or break an interview or presentation, so it’s important to learn how …

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How to use CBD for natural pain relief and mental health?

Have you also heard a lot about the miracles of CBD? How it is turning pain into pleasure, depression into relaxation! It has emerged as a blessing to humanity as a natural plant derivative with numerous benefits.   It does not matter if you have used CBD or not. We will tell you all about its benefits and usage in …

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How Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can improve your mental health

Learn more about hoe Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can improve your mental health

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How is that working for you??

  Helpful thinking I attended a CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) workshop led by Steve Hollon at Surrey University a while ago. He was inspirational and one of his catch phrases that he used with clients is “how is that working for you?” I love this sentence as it helps clients focus on behaviour that generally isn’t helpful. When they break …

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) involves obsessions (thoughts) and compulsions (behaviour).It is a severely debilitating disorder that can interfere with daily living and cause problems with all aspects of life. Most people have heard of obsessive-compulsive disorder but very few understand the full implications of living with this disorder. How does OCD affect you? On average, people with OCD can spend …

Give Depression the Bird

Help break the stigma surrounding depression by taking this anonymous survey: CLICK HERE For results of the survey: CLICK HERE Give Depression the Bird Let’s get one thing straight. Depression is real. It is not something to be trivialized, snapped out of, or sucked up. In fact, trying to do this often makes it worse. I know, because I’ve been …