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Thoughts can be dismissed for peace of mind

peace of mind

Peace of mind: ********  Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale ******** Peace of mind comes from learning to separate yourself from your thoughts. Psychologists call this cognitive defusion and it is an effective way to …

stop overthinking

How to stop overthinking

If you’re anything like me, you find it hard to stop overthinking. I worry about what others think of me, I worry about what might happen in the future…I just worry! There are times when I find it almost impossible …

anxiety sufferer

12 Signs You’re Suffering From Anxiety

Anxiety is defined as an emotion people feel that makes them worried and feel tense. It’s commonly accompanied by an increase in blood pressure. Most people, if not all, have experienced anxiety in their life. It can be due to …

Healing Your Anxiety: Effects & Defects Of Top 3 Popular Methods

Have you ever felt that your heart is beating so fast in response to a stressful situation? Or maybe, your palms may get sweaty when you’re confronted with a remarkable event or task? That’s how anxiety kicks in as a …

corona virus mental health

Corona virus and mental health

It feels as if we are all starring in our very own runaway virus movie…streets are deserted, people are panic buying and police are escorting people away that dare to go out in public. It all seems quite surreal. It …

overthinking

How to stop overthinking everything

If you’re anything like me, and many others for that matter, you tend to overthink. It’s amazing just how much time we spend ‘up in our heads’ rather than living our lives mindfully. Have you ever driven to work and …

anxiety

The difference between anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder

We all experience anxiety as it is, unfortunately, an integral part of life. When we feel anxious, the body detects threat and prepares us for the fight/flight or freeze response by releasing adrenalin. Modern day stress is still detected as …

anxiety and memory loss

The connection between anxiety and memory loss

Our memories can be affected when we are under periods of stress or experience some sort of disturbance in our mood. Having a significant anxiety disorder like GAD (Generalised anxiety disorder) can create some of these problems routinely, leaving people operating …

worrying

What you didn’t know about worry

We worry because we are afraid of uncertainty. Considering that uncertainty is a fact of life, worry is sure to be a major component of our lives. But it doesn’t have to be… What you didn’t know about worry may …

tolerate uncertainty

How to improve at tolerating uncertainty

Would it really be that good if we could have certainty abut everything? Think about it. Tolerating uncertainty definitely has it’s advantages. Imagine knowing exactly how your life would unfold. You would know about the first heartbreak but still have …