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How To Build A Real Relationship

...happiness can often also cause us the most distress. It can be hard to form and maintain meaningful and happy relationships, especially in the age of Facebook and Instagram, but it is possible. Use this acronym to keep your relationships ‘real’. Realistic All relationships experience their ups and downs. It’s important to share and work through the disagreements that come our way, as well as our success. Adopting realistic e ...

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3 Tips To Help You Improve Your Relationships

...t others to need repeated prompting before they’re fully on board with your changes. Expect as well that some people may not respond well to your new boundaries and this may mean losing a few acquaintances along the way. The relationships in your life that are worth keeping may go through a period of adjustment, but they’ll survive and even strengthen as a result. Tip #3: Know Your Guilt If you’ve always been a yes person, saying no will...

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Relationships: How To Know When To End A Relationship

The Relationship Riddle: How Do I Know When To Stay And When To Go? BY DR. SARAH HUGHES I wish I had a crystal ball. So often people come to me, unhappy in their relationship, and want to know whether they should stay in the relationship or end it. Ending a relationship is a hard decision It’s a question I can’t answer. Because it doesn’t matter how well I know the people involved or much information I have, the only two people who really know...

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Have You Set The Right New Years Resolutions?

...your work? What sort of skills do you want to develop? Domain #2: Relationships Includes relationships with your partner, children, parents, relatives, friends, co-workers and other social contacts. Think about what sort of relationships you’d like to build? How you want to be in these relationships? What personal qualities you’d like to bring to your relationships? What personal qualities do you ...

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

...your perfectionism and figure out if it’s worth it. Sure there are positives – feeling effective and in control, high performance – but at what cost? Think about how your perfectionism affects your personal and professional relationships, and your overall quality of life. Is it worth it? What would you gain if you relaxed your standards? What would you have more time to do? It’s also worthwhile considering whether success is possible without...

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6 Tips To Help You Say No To Alcohol

...ng problem. Social drinking can still be problem drinking Admitting that can be hard, but the cost of not admitting you have a problem can be harder. Over the longer-term, problem drinking can affect your career, strain your relationships, lead to financial stress, and cause serious health problem. Nearly 15% of Australian adults report that they drink alcohol at a high or risky level. If you find it hard to say no to alcohol try our tips below....

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How To Build Stronger Friendships

...ed interests. Face-to-face time is important (talking over email or Facebook is not enough!) Tell your friend that you value them. Tip #5: Think About What’s Getting In The Way Sometimes, negative experiences with past relationships (e.g. broken trust, emotional manipulation, even abuse) can create difficulties in current relationships. If you answer yes to any of the following questions then you may benefit from working with an...

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6 Tips To Get Your Worry Under Control

...eir first day at school, and of course about monsters under their bed. Teens worry more about their academic performance, their relationships, and their social status, and as adults we worry about our career, our health, our relationships, our families, and our finances. What we worry about changes with time, and as we get older the list of things we worry about seems to grow. Worry can and does lead to solutions, but more often then not it...

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Mindfulness: What’s The Big Deal?

...ment. Why Mindfulness Is Important? Decades of research has consistently confirmed what contemplative traditions (like Buddhism) have known and reported for thousands of years – mindfulness is good for our minds, bodies, and relationships. It ‘s been shown to: Increase focus, learning and memory Reduce Stress Reduce rumination Increase positive mood Boost immune system functioning Improve communication Enhance relationships How to Become More...

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Emotional Abuse: What Are The Signs?

Emotional Abuse Doesn’t Leave Marks But It’s Just As Damaging As Physical Abuse BY DR SARAH HUGHES Emotional abuse can happen to anyone Women in abusive relationships are not stupid. They’re not weak. They’re not pathetic. They’re intelligent, strong, capable women who have ended up in the wrong relationship. But how? If someone hits you, you leave, right? If your partner put you down and treat you badly, you walk away. If it were...

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