Stop unhealthy comparison

This article talks about how parents can help their children or even themselves eliminate the toxic feeling of needing to compare themselves to others.

Aug 30

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child and/or Adolescent ...

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The Beauty of Gratitude

Having a generous heart during stressful times in life can be beneficial to us. This article talks about generating energy that facilitates emotional generosity through a gratitude garden.

Aug 30

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Forgiveness, Happiness, ...

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Overcome your fears by facing them.

Several researches have shown that one effective way to overcome your fears is to face them. Directly facing your fears not only helps one deal with their phobias but also aid people in coping with anxiety disorders.

Aug 28

Categories: Fear, Health Psychology, Phobias

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Parents’ behaviour influences child’s weight

Children who face difficulties controlling their emotions and behaviors were found to have lower BMIs if their parents played with them and helped them clean up. Children who receive help from their parents in controlling their emotions and behavior ...

Aug 28

Categories: Child Development, Health Psychology, Parenting

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A Surprising Psychological Finding on How to Get Moving

The usual advice that one would hear after complaining of a lack of motivation would be to look at someone else who is already successful and established in that field for that boost of motivation and inspiration to get yourself off the couch and on ...

Aug 27

Categories: Self help groups, Self-Confidence

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How Do Sexual Assaulters Sleep At Night

Why do people sexually harass? And how do they live with themselves after committing such an act? Here’s a quick psychology run-down.

Aug 27

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Aggression & Violence, Sexual Abuse

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Overcome the Fear of Failure

This article talks about our innate fear of failure and how we can change our perspectives to get over it. By accepting and understanding the purpose of multiple failures we encounter in our lives, we grow to become stronger and more matured ...

Aug 24

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Fear, Life Purpose / Meaning ...

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Manage your cravings by being mindful

Cravings are often described as a type of highly impactful and conscious desire linked to one’s behavior. Studies have found some mindfulness strategies that reduce or even prevent unhealthy cravings for alcohol, food and cigarettes.

Aug 24

Categories: Health Psychology, Mindfulness, Mindfulness Meditation

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Trauma improves mental control

Many have experienced an improvement in mental health condition after recovering from trauma. The reason for this growth in mindset after a trauma stems from trauma training one’s mental strength by helping trauma survivors gain more control over ...

Aug 23

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Coping with Medical Problems, Post ...

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Why is Mindfulness Meditation So Important for Your Mental Health?

When it comes to mental health, everyone is trying to find a therapy that works quick, one that is cost-effective, psychologically effective, and long-lasting. However, this is dependent on your mental health as each of these therapies has its own ...

Aug 23

Categories: Mindfulness, Mindfulness Meditation

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Music Therapy treats combat-related psychological injuries

Music Therapy plays an important role in military healthcare, it is being used more and more often to tackle combat-related injuries. As the benefits of music therapy seem to be infinite, researchers believe in the need to develop more programmes as ...

Aug 21

Categories: Coping with Medical Problems, Health Psychology, Post Traumatic ...

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Causes of Eating Disorders

People who have low self-esteem or often doubt and feel nervous about themselves, have a high possibility of developing eating disorders. This group of people are said to have Insecure attachment.

Aug 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Frustrations and Nightmares

Frustration can lead to a higher chance of having repeated nightmares. This sense of frustration that is usually caused by the lack of freedom and connection with people, and a sense of incompetency, result in one having negative perceptions of ...

Aug 21

Categories: Adult psychological development, Health Psychology

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We Are Our Own Biggest Enemies

We have to make so many choices in a day, sometimes it just gets very exhausting and difficult to keep making the right ones. From indulging in a sinfully chocolate fudge cake when we are supposed to be on a diet, to escaping from our problems at ...

Aug 20

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Other, Self help groups

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The Psychology Behind the Rising Trend of Anti-Vaccines

Vaccines have been around for the past few decades and there are a lot of scientific research and evidence that backs the use of vaccines in reducing the spread of contagious diseases, but lately there has been a growing number of people who refuse ...

Aug 18

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