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5 Tips For Sleeping Soundly

...tisfying experience, so make an effort to grab a quick snack if you notice any hunger pangs. If you realise that you’re feeling hungry once you’ve gotten into bed, the idea of getting back out can be really unappetising, but eating or drinking something small can make a big difference in the time it takes you to fall asleep. Sometimes a warm glass of milk is enough to do the trick – and this makes for a nice bedtime ritual too. Tip #5: Put Your...

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Self-Care: Making A Commitment To Take Care Of Yourself

...d relatively stable so that you’re less stressed and more able to handle difficult situations. There are general self-care strategies that apply to pretty much everyone, like getting enough sleep, exercising regularly, eating healthily, but there are also self-care activities that will be individual to you, like the activities you find pleasurable and relaxing, and the things that give you a sense of satisfaction or accomplishment, whether...

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Living With A Loved One With Borderline Personality Disorder

...be able to refrain from harsh criticisms but until that time try to see their comments as a symptom of their disorder and not a personal attack on you. 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....

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Is Breaking Out Of Your Comfort Zone Worth It?

...interactions and activities that don’t inspire anxiety or discomfort. Your comfort zone might be comfy but is it holding you back? If you continued to stay within this comfort zone of yours for the remainder of your life, repeating those same interactions and activities, how would you feel about that? Does that match the big picture you have for life? Imagine yourself at 90 years of age, reflecting back on your life. How does the idea of your...

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How to Speak So You’re Really Heard….And More Likely To Get What You Want

...in a relationship where yelling is the norm. Changing how you communicate takes time and effort, but if it helps you to be effective, isn’t it worth it? Amanda Hale is a registered psychologist and a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) Candidate at the Australian National University. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, eating disorders, weight management and interpersonal and adjustment...

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Exercise Your Stress Away

...stant struggle. Some of us fail to fit any exercise into their busy lives, and this has an impact on our health and stress levels. Worse, we look for other ways to manage our stress and many of these, like alcohol or comfort eating, are unhelpful. Exercise is the best way to manage your stress but it can be hard to stick to your goals. Here are a few tips to keep you on track. Tip #1: Be Realistic ‘Black and white’ or ‘all or nothing’ thinking...

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5 Ways To Change Your Thinking

...that another person thinks you’re boring/stupid/awkward and if there’s not, be open to the idea that they see you differently to how you see yourself. 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....

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4 Tips To Help You Make The ‘Right’ Life Decisions

...t allow uncertainty and fear to hold you back. Ask yourself – am I where I want to be? If the answer is no, use this as a reason to overcome your fear. 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....

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The Art of Assertiveness

...boss. The more you practice assertive communication, the more you will believe that your needs are just as important as the needs of those around you. 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....

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Coping With The Loss Of A Loved One

...imes these feelings may seem overwhelming. You may feel lonely, and feel that others don’t understand what you’re going through, and physically you might feel different as well (many people experience difficulty sleeping and eating, lack energy, and experience nausea and headaches more often than usual). All of these feelings will feel intensely unpleasant, but they’re also all part of the normal and natural grieving process. We All Grieve In...

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