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Positive Strategies for Dealing with Family Drama During the Holiday Season

By |2023-08-31T14:51:41+02:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Kids, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships, Social Anxiety, Stress, Wellness|

Dealing with Family Drama During the Holidays The holiday season often conjures up images of fun, good food, parties, gifts and quality time with people we’re close to. Maybe we think about sitting around a log fire sharing good conversations, jokes and anecdotes with those we love. But what happens if our family is [...]

The Benefits of Gratitude for Mental Health

By |2023-08-31T14:51:50+02:00December 13th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

What is Gratitude? Gratitude is generally taken to mean being thankful, appreciative and showing kindness. It’s a positive, warm and generous emotion that has both mental and physical health benefits. Practising gratitude can mean different things to different people so there’s no singular way to be grateful.  However, a gratitude [...]

Reduce your Stress with these Simple Decluttering Tips

By |2023-08-31T14:52:20+02:00December 8th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Personal development, Stress, Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

Written by . Reduce Stress by Decluttering Have you ever gone through your things--clothes, accessories, knick-knacks, and decided it was time to part with these items? It may have been due to certain clothes not fitting anymore, or that you have outgrown your attachment to decorations or objects. At times, you may come across something [...]

Common Subtle Signs of Anxiety + Simple Coping Skills

By |2023-08-31T14:56:28+02:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Panic attack, Social Anxiety|

Written by Mayo Clinic What is Anxiety? Anxiety is a feeling of fear, dread, and uneasiness. This can be a normal reaction to stress. This natural reaction can help to boost energy and assist with ability to focus, however, for individuals who have anxiety disorders, this fear can be constant and overwhelming. An anxiety [...]

Tips to Support Seasonal Mood Changes

By |2023-08-31T14:56:56+02:00September 14th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Wellness|

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), more informally referred to as Seasonal Depression or Winter Blues, involves depression related to seasonal changes. SAD begins and ends around the same time each year. Most typically SAD symptoms begin in the fall and resolve in the springtime. Occasionally SAD may cause depression [...]

Signs of Emotional Eating + What to Do

By |2023-08-31T14:57:32+02:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Stress, Weight Loss|

What is emotional eating? Have you ever found yourself reaching for some biscuits when you’re stressed at work? Or snacking on ice cream after a break up? Maybe you reward yourself for finishing a project with some cake? Or mindlessly munch on crisps when you’re bored? If you answer yes to any of these [...]

What is Health (Illness) Anxiety, How to Support Loved Ones, & How to Cope with Symptoms

By |2023-08-31T14:59:29+02:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health, Panic attack, Phobia|

What is Illness Anxiety Disorder? Illness anxiety disorder, previously referred to as hypochondria or health anxiety, involves excessive worry that you are or will become seriously ill. This can involve having no physical symptoms, or believing normal sensations of the body, or even minor symptoms, are signs of serious illness. This can be present [...]

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome at Work

By |2023-08-31T15:00:13+02:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

What is Imposter Syndrome? Do you feel like you landed your promotion at work due to luck rather than skill?  Or that at any moment your boss is going to discover that you’re a fraud?  If so, then you’re not alone. This common experience, first brought to light in 1978, is called Imposter Syndrome and [...]

Is your Phone Causing Anxiety?

By |2023-08-31T15:02:20+02:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Social Anxiety|

As of 2022, it is a rarity to find anyone without a cell phone. A great majority of people have ditched landlines, transferring themselves to full-time cell phone usage. Nearly five billion people use mobile phones throughout the globe, with three million of those accessing the Internet on a regular basisWritten by Physician One Urgent [...]

What are Cognitive Distortions & How to Combat Them

By |2023-08-31T15:03:09+02:00May 28th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health|

What are Cognitive Distortions? Cognitive Distortions, sometimes referred to as Thought Traps, are defined as 'faulty or inaccurate thinking, perception or belief.' Cognitive distortions are typically negative, not positive. Oftentimes, these thoughts pop up and disappear just as quickly. However, sometimes these thought traps become a pattern that ends up interfering with day-to-day life and [...]

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