Character traits linking to Anxiety

This article talks about how Neuroticism and Introversion can react with each other to cause anxiety problems.

Sep 4

Categories: Antisocial personality, Anxiety, Health Psychology, Personality ...

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Managing emotional distress

This article talks about how certain brain activity and character traits can fend off anxiety and depression. An example would be how resilience curbs emotional distress.

Aug 31

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Health Psychology

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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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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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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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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 Happens to Your Body When You're Stressed

We all feel stressed from time to time - it's all part of the emotional ups and downs of life. Evolutionary, the stress response has many advantages, however prolonged feelings of stress will wear and tear on the body. But what exactly goes on in ...

Oct 4

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health Psychology, Stress ...

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Your Mentality Towards Exercising

A major influence to instilling an exercise habit for the new year clearly depends on one psychological factor which affects our chances on how we think we will feel during the exercise, and how that compares to the way we actually feel when we get ...

Jan 11

Categories: Health Psychology, Sports Psychology

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Runners' Brains are more connected

If you're thinking about taking up running as your New Year's resolution and still need some convincing, consider this: MRI scans reveal that endurance runners' brains have greater functional connectivity than the brains of more sedentary ...

Dec 21

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health Psychology

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