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How To Stop Saying ‘Yes’ When You Really Mean ‘No’

...other person will quickly get the message and stop asking. Pascale is a clinical psychologist who is passionate about empowering people to create change. She is warm and empathic and is dedicated to providing evidence based psychological care. Pascale has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents with a variety of psychological disorders including depression, panic attacks, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, health anxiety,.. ...

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Is Your Relationship With Exercise Healthy?

...hy, consider seeking the advice of a clinical psychologist. Pascale is a clinical psychologist who is passionate about empowering people to create change. She is warm and empathic and is dedicated to providing evidence based psychological care. Pascale has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents with a variety of psychological disorders including depression, panic attacks, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, health anxiety,. ...

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8 Tips To Combat Stress Head On

...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 eat well. Tip...

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5 Tips To Help Your Child Beat Their Worries

...ote whether the worry ended up being TRUE or FALSE. Being able to see a long list of FALSE worries will help your child start to question the validity of their worries. Tip #2: Help Your Child Be a Detective Most worries are anxiety-based not fact-based. Another way to help your child to question their worries is to run a worry fact check. For example, if your child worries about someone breaking into the house at night, help them to make a list...

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5 Things You Can Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

...ou’re busy all day except for 2 hours in the evening, today’s list might only be a couple of things. Try to remain focussed on today’s sub-list and leave the remaining items for later. Tip #3: Breathe Take some deep breaths. Anxiety can cause us to breathe in an ineffective way and can cause discomfort like physical tension, getting shaky or sweaty, or churning in the stomach. Feeling anxious can also effect our thinking style and make things...

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Addressing Body Image in Eating Disorder Recovery

...eady talked about how your view of yourself may not be accurate when experiencing an eating disorder. When you check the mirror to see whether you’ve ‘gained weight’ you’re probably going to find evidence of that due to your anxiety and cognitive distortions. Try to reduce your checking wherever possible, and if you notice yourself internally scanning your fullness or natural body folds (yes, the body does do that for everyone), keep yourself...

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How Reframing Can Help Us Manage COVID-19

...ose that you live with and invest in growing those relationships. Alternatively, it could be an opportunity to learn a new skill or hobby. If you are interested in reframing other issues in your life that are causing stress, anxiety, or sadness remember to ask yourself some of these questions to put a new perspective on the situation: – Is there any silver lining to this? – What did I learn from this experience? – How can this...

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How Traffic Lights Can Help You Manage Your Emotions

...e “proceed with caution” emotions. In the Yellow Zone, you’re in a heightened state of alertness, but still have some control over your thoughts, feelings, and reactions. Examples of Yellow Feelings are: stress, frustration, anxiety, excitement and confusion. Red (Stop) Feelings Are “out of control” emotions. They’re emotions associated with being in an extremely heightened state of alertness, having intense feelings – anger, rage, ex ...

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5 Tips To Help You Keep Your Relationship With Social Media Healthy

...Using Social Media To Procrastinate Reaching for your phone to scroll through your newsfeed will only reduce anxiety or stress in the short-term. It may be useful to spend time reflecting on the cause of your current stress/anxiety rather than avoiding the experience of it. Tip #2: Be Wary Of Social Media Addiction Social media by its very nature is highly stimulating. Social media applications like Facebook and Instagram operate in small...

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The Value Of Listening To ALL Of Your Emotions

...aware of the danger. In this way, anxiety is actually helpful: it can help you to make necessary decisions about safety to keep yourself and others you care about out of harms way. All of your emotions give you information. Anxiety tells you that you feel under threat, anger tells you there’s been an injustice, sadness tells you you’ve lost something you care about, happiness tells you you’ve gained something valuable, and...

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