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4 Tips To Help You Break Free From Binge Eating

...feels like you can wait it out for another 5-minutes, wait another 5-minutes. Continue doing this until the urge passes. If you clock watch 5-minutes will feel like 5-hours. Make a list of things you can do to keep busy and work through your list while you’re waiting out your urge – you might surprise yourself. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children,...

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The Art of Assertiveness

...ice As with any skill, being assertive takes practice. Start with situations that are easier for you. For example, you might first start by practicing assertiveness with friends or people you feel more comfortable with, then work up to practicing in your workplace or expressing your needs to your colleagues or boss. The more you practice assertive communication, the more you will believe that your needs are just as important as the needs of...

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Replace Old Habits With New Ones

...s sets you an unrealistic deadline and you stay back late every night for a week to meet it. If at the end of that week your boss showers you with praise and offers you an important opportunity at work, you’re more likely to work overtime again in the future, and if the praise continues, your overtime will become a habit. If your efforts are ignored though, or your boss criticises minor errors in your work, chances are you won’t g ...

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Reconnecting With The Pre-Kids You

...g when life gets busy. The more time you spend running around after your kids and staying on top of things, the more exhausted you feel and the less interested you are in doing the things you know would help you to feel less stressed in the long run. But there’s a simple and effective way to immunise yourself against stress, low mood, and burn-out. It involves ensuring there’s a balance of ACE activities in your life: Achievement...

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5 Tips To Get You Meditating

...in activity in regular meditators is left frontal cortex dominant, meaning that they use less of the stress vulnerable right frontal cortex and more of the calmer left frontal cortex, which may explain their reduced risk for stress, depression, and anxiety. Amongst other things, regular meditation has also been shown to offer benefits in the areas of: Concentration/Focus Pain management Sleep Blood pressure Relationships Immune functioning But...

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Tips To Break Away From Emotional Eating

...gs of wellbeing. Remember, good quality sleep isn’t just soothing, it’s essential for your emotional and physical health as well. Kim is a warm and empathetic clinical psychology registrar who is passionate about working with adults and young adults to improve their quality of life, enhance adaptive coping/functioning, and reduce suffering. Kim works with a range of presentations including drug and alcohol problems, addiction, issues...

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Taking the Anxious Out Of Anxious Thoughts

...xiety. 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, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive...

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What To Do When Your Plate Is Full

...nly human, and at some point, juggling too many things for too long will inevitably impact upon your health and wellbeing. How many things are you juggling? Are you doing too much? If you’re still experiencing high levels of stress despite working on ways to better manage them, it’s important to take a break and consider the possibility that you just might be trying to do too much at once. If you think you might fall into this category, start by.. ...

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How To Build Stronger Friendships

...nds a blessing or a burden? We know that social support is an important buffer against stress, and that meaningful relationships have a positive impact on our quality of life, but friendships can also sometimes be a cause of stress. It’s easy to lose sight of your values and needs and stay in an unhealthy friendship out of habit. Friendship issues can be complicated and you may benefit from seeking the advice of a clinical psychologist,...

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Is Your Relationship With Exercise Healthy?

...ogist. 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, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive...

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