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Tag Archives: mental health

A New Year, but will you be making changes?

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I wonder how many New Years Resolutions I have made over the increasing years that I’ve walked this planet. Obviously, it appears that I haven’t maintained many of them. I guess though, that if we want to change things we…

Mental Illnesses in Children and Youth: Diagnosis and treatment

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Mental health in children and young people Mental health problems affect about 1 in 10 children and young people. They include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder, and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives. Alarmingly,…

Holding onto stress could affect health

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If you’re able to quickly shrug off stressful events that may be good for your health. A study found that people who held on to stress those who reported still having negative feelings about a stressful event the day after…

The Power of Positive Thinking

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Almost all of us are aware of the classic example of ‘the half empty/half full glass’. Why does it really matter if we see the glass as half empty or half full right? After all it’s just a glass of…

Get started on creating a mentally and emotionally healthy life

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Mental and emotional health is an important, essential part of our overall health and wellbeing. Most of us take part in some activities that help us stay physically fit. Similarly, we could all do with including some activities that can…

5 Surprising Tricks That Will Enhance Your Concentration

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1. Doodle For most people, this is a tiny bad habit and a waste of time. But research shows that it’s actually a thinking tool, a powerful exercise that can be beneficial to our ability to focus. What’s more, it…

5 Creative Writing Tips for a Happier You

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Try these 5 writing exercises to prime yourself for action, empathy and optimism. Research shows the simple technique of “expressive writing” can make you happier, healthier and more resilient. But that’s not the only way to create a more joyful…

4 Steps to Declutter your Mind for Happiness

Luckily, more and more people are decluttering their lives, getting more organised, and understanding that we need less of the material things in order to have more freedom. One aspect often gets forgotten, though, and that’s our spiritual well-being. It’s as…