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Depression: Why Are We Still Not Talking About It?

...lt to switch off from thoughts when you’re depressed but try to limit the amount of time you spend thinking by keeping busy. It’s also a good idea to avoid making big decisions until your mood improves. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and.. ...

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3 Tips To Help You Overcome Depression

...lt to switch off from thoughts when you’re depressed but try to limit the amount of time you spend thinking by keeping busy. It’s also a good idea to avoid making big decisions until your mood improves. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and.. ...

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Depression: Men Get Depression Too

Seeking Help For Depression BY AMANDA HALE 1 in 8 men will have depression and 1 in 5 will experience anxiety at some point in their lives. These stats might not be as high as in women, but fewer men than women talk about their anxiety or depression, and far fewer men seek help. And therein lies the problem. 80% of suicides in Australia each year are by men – with an average of 5 men taking their lives every single day. Suicide is the lead ...

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Postnatal Depression: 5 Tips To Help New Mums Fight Back

...ths to hide their feelings. The result? Everyone feels like they’re they only ones not coping. Speaking honestly with people you trust can help you see the truth – everyone finds motherhood challenging. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and.. ...

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5 Tips To Help You Break Free Of Depression

...en find themselves withdrawing from physical and social activities. Unfortunately, this usually causes worse mood, more exhaustion, and less motivation, which makes activity even harder – and so begins the downward spiral of depression. Activity is the key to beating depression So how can you break this vicious cycle? It’s hard, but being active when you’d rather withdraw is key to beating depression. Even a small step in an ...

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5 Mood Traps That Could Be Keeping You Stuck In Your Depression

...a for few minutes at first, when you don’t feel down. These times might be few and far between to begin with, but as your mood improves, you’ll feel better more frequently and for longer blocks of time. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and.. ...

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Is It Safe To Give Kids Anti-Depressants?

...t circuit breaker is medication. It won’t be a “quick fix” and it should always be only an adjunct treatment, not the primary treatment, but be open to considering it as an option if it’s advised. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, ...

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Perfectionism: 4 Tips To Help You Let Go Of Your Need To Be Perfect

...ing. Remember slow and steady wins the race. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and challenging behaviour. Scarlett Gill is a compassionate and empathic clinical psychologist who specialises in working with kids, teens, adults, parents, and...

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8 Tips To Combat Stress Head On

...ortant part of wellbeing,so make sure you make sleep a priority. Tip #4: Avoid Alcohol, Cigarettes + Drugs Although these substances may help with stress in the short-term, in the long-term they can contribute to feelings of depression and anxiety and make stress harder to deal with. Tip #5: Eat A Healthy Diet And Stay Well-Nourished There’s a growing body of research to support a link between a healthy diet and wellbeing so make sure you...

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Is Your Relationship With Exercise Healthy?

...rcising, but over doing it can be just as detrimental to your physical and emotional health as not exercising at all. In fact, it can lead to injuries, amenorrhea (when you stop menstruating), exhaustion and even anxiety and depression. When your relationship with exercise is no longer moderate or healthy, it’s usually excessive, inflexible, obsessive and compulsive. If you’re not sure whether your relationship with exercise is completely...

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