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What is Functional Neurological Disorder?

functional neurological disorder

Functional Neurological Disorder (FND), is often diagnosed when an individual has a diverse range of neurological symptoms that do not neatly fit into any specific category. Individuals with Functional Neurological Disorder have provided me with these interesting comments:   FND does not always have a psychological cause i.e. past trauma – for some people, it is just physical symptoms alone …

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Signs that you aren’t dealing with stress effectively

Many of us find ways to deal with daily stress. Some of our coping strategies are effective and some aren’t. This blog post will help you to identify whether your coping strategies are helpful or not. Signs that you are stressed out Constant stress left untreated can lead to physical illness. After a while, mental stress emerges as a physical …

Anxiety, The Weird Impact It Can Have And How To Address Them

Anxiety is kind of a fact of life. There’s no real way to avoid it completely. If your professional life isn’t causing you to feel anxious, you can bet there’s an issue in your personal life that makes you want to scream into a pillow or vice versa. You might think that anxiety only has an impact on your mental …

Are you a hypochondriac?

  Are you a hypochondriac? I’ve become more of a hypochondriac in the last few years. I guess it makes sense after all the various health scares I have encountered. Despite this, I know that it is still very important for me to keep my health anxiety in check and not let it dominate my life. The media doesn’t help …

The Importance of good mental health

      The Importance of good mental health I just don’t get, I really don’t. It seems that society places physical health as a priority, but when it comes to the brain’s health this is somehow seen as different. The brain is still an organ of the body but due to it’s elusive nature and the subjectivity of it’s …

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Think yourself healthy

Think yourself healthy There have been many examples of people who have outwitted ill-health by thinking themselves into a positive physical state. This may seem a bit far-fetched but hear me out…there are ways to think yourself healthy. Sometimes your mind can be your worst enemy or it can be your best ally.Research has shown that positive thinking can influence …

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Avoidant Coping

  Avoidant Coping Life is a challenge for all of us. I have never met anyone, not a client nor a friend or family member that hasn’t had to deal with some type of trauma or crisis in their life. Such is life. In an effort to try feel safe most of engage in avoidant type behaviours. When we do …