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5 Tips To Help You Get Along With Your Teen…Yes It’s Possible

...t acknowledging your own mistakes will help them to do this. Parents often fear that they’ll lose the respect of their teen if they admit they’re not perfect, but double standards are like a red flag to a bull with teens and your teen is much more likely to respect you if you’re open and honest. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults,...

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Tips For Making Tough Decisions

..., or practising self-care at work by taking regular breaks. 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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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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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

...motions arise. This framework is based on the Zones of Regulation program which teaches emotion regulation skills. Juliet is a warm and compassionate registered psychologist with more than 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and families. She has a special interest in working with adolescents experiencing depression, anxiety, self-harm, school refusal, self-esteem issues, family breakdown, behavioural...

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

...It’s not about how quickly you make change, it’s about persevering. 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.. ...

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Thoughts vs. Facts

...hat thought today, close the door and get on with your day. 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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A Few Thoughts About Thoughts

...f thinking, and replacing these thought patterns with realistic (although not necessarily positive) thoughts. These are the underlying principles of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) which is a very effective treatment for anxiety, depression and many other disorders. Trend #3: It’s All In The Mind(fullness) Mindfulness theory tells us that thoughts are a pretty meaningless product of our ‘thought machine’ (our mind). We give them meaning and...

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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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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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