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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The Psychology of Procrastination

Why do we like to procrastinate even though it might get us into trouble?

Aug 18

Categories: Career Development and Change, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...

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The relationship between nightmares and suicidal behaviour

A study has shown that nightmares might enhance a sense of defeat, loss of faith and hope, and the feeling of being trapped that lead to one having suicidal thoughts. 62% of people who experienced nightmares had thoughts or attempted to commit ...

Aug 17

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Sleep Paralysis

Sleep Paralysis is when one is wide awake but finds that he or she is being restricted from any movement as if the body was paralyzed. It usually starts with waking up from a good sleep you were having but feeling uneasy about it. You couldn’t ...

Aug 17

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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The future for boys with ADHD

This article talks about how ADHD affects boys and their future performances in school, work and ability to fit into society

Aug 17

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Attention Deficit ...

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Video game helps enhance empathy in children

A video game is specially created to find out if video games can increase empathy in children and how learning the respective skills can affect brain activity. The video game is called “Crystals of Kaydor”. It is about a space-explorer robot ...

Aug 16

Categories: Child Development, Emotional Intelligence, Empathy

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Harmful effects of suppressing negative emotions from a health scare

This article explains how suppressing worries from a health scare might lead to intense fear and emotional distraught.

Aug 16

Categories: Fear, Health Psychology

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Neurodiversity Paradigm

“Neurodiversity” suggests that there is no such thing as having normal or abnormal cognitive abilities. Instead, they are socially constructed ideas to justify different behaviors.

Aug 16

Categories: Health Psychology

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What is Normal and What is Disorder

How do you know when your child is displaying symptoms of psychological distress, and when is it just simply "growing pains"?

Aug 15

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

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