How Does Stress Affect Your Health?

How Does Stress Affect Your Health?

Stress is a normal part of every day life. However, chronic ongoing stress can cause us problems. So, how does stress affect your health? Keeping reading to find out! The effect of stress on your mental health The Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model says that...

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40 Life Lessons I’ve Learned In 40 Years

40 Life Lessons I’ve Learned In 40 Years

A lot has happened during my 40 years on this planet, so I got reflecting on the life lessons I've learned during that time. Some people might feel a bit despondent to reach such a milestone, to have reached "that age". However, I like to remind myself of a certain...

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Mindfulness For Anxiety

Mindfulness For Anxiety

Mindfulness has grown in popularity here in the West. The benefits of mindfulness for anxiety have been promoted by Mindfulness 'gurus' such as Jon Kabat Zinn. What is mindfulness? Despite an increase in mindfulness apps like Headspace and Calm, there's still some...

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How To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think

How To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think

I don't know about you, but there have been times when I've experienced a lot of self-doubt. It's often related to whether I'm "good enough" at what I do, and I find myself questioning how to stop worrying about what other people think. My self-doubt has held me back...

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Do The Things That Scare You The Most

Do The Things That Scare You The Most

Eleanor Roosevelt once said: "You must do the thing you think you cannot do". In other words, I think she was saying "Do the things that scare you the most!". Susan Jeffers took Roosevelt's quote further when she published her book Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway....

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Changing How You Think Can Change How You Feel

Changing How You Think Can Change How You Feel

In the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model, it's proposed that changing how you think can change how you feel. Changing your thoughts can also influence what you feel in your body, as well as your behaviours (the things you do). The mind is a powerful force!...

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How Negative Thoughts Affect You

How Negative Thoughts Affect You

Have you ever experienced negative thoughts which seem to spiral out of control? I talk about how negative thoughts affect you and what you can do to tackle them if they're having an impact. Negative thoughts might arise in relation to an important meeting at work, or...

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