Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: An overview on this type of therapy

 

  Imagine having emotions that are constantly difficult to control… behaviors that are hard to live with. In this article, we will cover what dialectical […]

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healthy habits

Scientifically Proven Healthy Habits- Get Back On Track!

 

  Scientifically proven healthy habits: Stress, anxiety, and general unhappiness are all caused by an imbalance in our lives. In other words, a balanced life […]

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dysthymia

Dysthymia: Persistent Depressive Disorder- What is it and Symptoms

 

  We’ve all been “there”, where we find ourselves more down than usual, we don’t feel like doing anything and have a constant feeling of […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger

 

  Brain Gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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Understanding the brain and neurotransmitters

The different types of neurotransmitters: What are they?

 

  You’ve probably heard of how dopamine plays a role in feelings of pleasure, or how serotonin levels influence depression. This barely scratches the surface […]

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Nomophobia

Nomophobia: Fear being away from your phone?

 

  Do you ever feel anxiety because you’re away from your phone? Do you always use your phone to look up things you don’t know? […]

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Stages of Grief

Stages of Grief: Complete guide on what stages to expect when grieving

 

  Everybody grieves at some point in their life… but what is grief? What are the different stages of grief? How does grief affect the […]

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Probiotics

Probiotics: Everything you need to know about our friendly bacteria

 

  What are probiotics? Where do I find probiotics? How do probiotics affect my health? Can I eat too many probiotics? These are all questions […]

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types of exercise

Types of exercise: Different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Types of exercise. Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! […]

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fibromaylgia

Fibromyalgia: What is it, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment

 

  Fibromyalgia. If you don’t know what fibromyalgia is, you should know that those who suffer from it have to cope with hypersensitivity, which causes […]

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Amygdala

Amygdala: The powerhouse of emotions

 

  Our brain is a palace of structures. It dictates everything we do, how we think, how we behave and how we feel. In this […]

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Hypnosis

Hypnotherapy: What is it, what are the different types and treatments?

 

  Hypnotherapy. Have you ever thought of being hypnotized? In this article, we answer some questions you might have: what is hypnotherapy, what are the […]

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Negative Thoughts

Negative Thoughts: 10 Tips to Stop Negative Thinking

 

  Negative Thoughts. “I will never reach my goals” “Everything is going awry” “I have such bad luck”. If we maintain a negative attitude towards […]

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social skills

Social skills: Tips for better and healthier relationships

 

  Social skills. Do you have a hard time starting conversations? Do you avoid speaking to strangers because they intimidate you? You can’t change the […]

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Emotional Dependence

Emotional Dependence: Information and advice on this dangerous addiction

 

  “They made us believe that each one of us is the half of an orange and that life only makes sense when u find […]

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Meditation for Depression

Meditation for Depression: Alternative treatments to cure complex disorders

 

  Meditation for depression. Some call it a powerful tool to increase attention and focus whereas others are repelled by the thought of just sitting […]

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Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology: What it is, theory and how to apply it

 

  Useful manual on positive psychology: Find out what it is, its authors and how to apply techniques and strategies in our everyday life. In […]

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Living with social anxiety

Living With Social Anxiety: What is Social Anxiety and how to treat it

 

  Living with social anxiety. Calm down, calm down, calm down. But you can’t. Your voice is shaking and your hands are trembling, clutching that […]

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Children with Dyspraxia helping each other

Dyspraxia: Is your child clumsy? A reason for this could be this condition

 

  Dyspraxia. It is commonly seen nowadays: On the one hand, you have the group of children that seems to be able to have no […]

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Arrogance

What is arrogance? Characteristics of arrogant people and much more

 

  What is arrogance? I’m sure you must have run into someone arrogant once in a while. Those who only talk about themselves and think […]

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인터넷중독

Internet Addiction: Guide to understanding and addressing the problem

 

  Does your child spend too much time on his mobile phone? The answer is very likely to be yes. In this article, you will […]

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Brain Zaps: A glimpse into the jolting brain phenomena

 

  Ever been shocked by your outlet when you’re going to plug in a charger? It feels like a little prick on your finger, followed […]

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Highly Sensitive People

Highly Sensitive People: This is how they see the world

 

  Do you often need to escape from your surroundings to “recharge”? Do you often feel overwhelmed in certain environments? Are you easily excited? You […]

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EMDR: What is it, who is it for, how does it work and is it effective?

 

  In the world of psychology, there are many options for the type of treatment a patient can receive. The type of treatment is all […]

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Loneliness

Loneliness: What is it, benefits and drawbacks, types, and how to beat it

 

  Is loneliness good? Loneliness is part of the human condition. Everybody’s ever felt lonely before. The feeling of loneliness can be very negative for […]

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The brain and menstruation

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Getting to know Aunt Flo

 

  Premenstrual syndrome. Fun fact: in Victorian times, it was possible for a woman to be institutionalized if they experienced any kind of menstruation-related anger. […]

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Animal Assisted Therapy: What it is, and how does it help?

 

  Nothing but heart eyes galore anytime we see an owner with a dog on a street. We see those sad commercials with animals who […]

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Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune Disease: What are they, symptoms and treatment.

 

  Commonly referenced by those who have autoimmune diseases, these types of diseases are often invisible. Sometimes, when looking at a person, you can often […]

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Empty Nest Syndrome

What is Empty Nest Syndrome? A Useful Guide to this Evolving Phenomenon

 

  As summer slowly comes to an end, college students are transitioning back to their academic year with many moving into their dormitories. While college […]

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) or Dysmorphophobia: People obsessed with their defects

 

  Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) – People obsessed with a part of their body that they are not comfortable with and want to modify it. […]

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 2

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): What is it and how does it work?

 

  Throughout decades different types of therapy have emerged. From art therapy to narrative exposure therapy to cognitive behavioural therapy. In this article, we will […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder: What it is, Causes and Treatment

 

  Between 1.6% and 5.9% of the population has borderline personality disorder. Symptoms develop early in adulthood but can be observed as children through emotional […]

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Prosopagnosia

Prosopagnosia: Inability To Recognize Loved Ones

 

  Prosopagnosia or face blindness is quite a devastating condition. Imagine, suddenly finding yourself at a position where you are unable to recognize your family […]

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OCD

OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Danger of Repetitive Behaviors

 

  OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Knock-knock-knock. You knock 3 in a steady manner. Every single wooden piece of furniture in your room needs to be […]

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psychologist vs psychotherapist

Psychologist vs Psychiatrist: together for better treatment

 

  Psychologist vs psychiatrist has been a question on the minds of a plethora of people who are seeking professional help. In the society that […]

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benefit of exercise on the brain

Benefits of exercise on the brain: How does exercise help?

 

  You’ve probably heard before how the brain is “like a muscle” and just like our other muscles, we need to exercise it regularly. But […]

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How to overcome acute stress

Acute Stress: Are You Controlled By Your Nerves?

 

  We face stressful situations in our day-to-day that cause behavioral and emotional problems. These problems caused by stress usually go away on their own, […]

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Art Therapy

Art therapy: Everything you need to know about this marvelous therapy

 

  What is art therapy? How can is something like art become a tool to help you through depression, anxiety, and even dyslexia? Find out […]

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low self-esteem

Low self-esteem: Causes, consequences and tests – What can I do?

 

  Learning to say “I love myself” is much harder than it seems. Test yourself. Through this article, we will explain the keys to developing […]

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Effects of alcohol on the brain: Everything you need to know in this guide

 

  Effects of alcohol on the brain. Several studies confirm the relationship between alcohol abuse and cognitive impairment. Binge drinking can have serious consequences for […]

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Hypersexuality

Hypersexuality: A complete guide to nymphomania and satyriasis

 

  A complete guide to hypersexuality and sex addiction in men (satyriasis), women (nymphomania) and children. Discover what is hypersexuality disorder, symptoms, causes and consequences. […]

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Frontal Lobe

Frontal Lobe: Areas, functions and disorders related to it

 

  The brain is divided into four lobes, differentiated by their location and functions. In this article, we are going to focus on one of the […]

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teacher burnout

Teacher burnout: What is it and what consequences does it have on students?

 

  Stress and unmotivated teachers are becoming a common issue among faculty. Low self-esteem, work overload, emotional exhaustion and difficulties in dealing with disruptive, uninterested, rebellious […]

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children

Birth Order: does it determine your personality or is it a myth?

 

  We often hear how the middle child has it the worst, the youngest out of three is known to be spoiled, and the first […]

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