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Spotting Codependency in Romantic Relationships

By |2022-11-22T04:11:13+02:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships, Treatment|

What is a Codependent Relationship? Healthy relationships are usually fairly equal and are characterized by give and take from both partners.  It's normal to want to make reasonable changes to make our partner happy. However, in a codependent relationship, one person gives too much whilst the other person takes too much.  This behaviour makes [...]

Emotional Regulation Tips For ADHD

By |2022-11-07T17:04:08+02:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: ADHD, Adults, CBT, Mental Health|

ADHD and Emotional Regulation ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) is often thought of as being about having a short attention span and lack of focus. However, another element of ADHD is problems with emotional regulation or the ability to control one’s emotions. Anger and anxiety are common emotions that people with ADHD find it difficult [...]

Common Subtle Signs of Anxiety + Simple Coping Skills

By |2022-09-27T20:25:08+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 [...]

How to Support a Loved One Suffering from an Eating Disorder

By |2022-09-02T13:13:58+02:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Parenting, Treatment|

What is an Eating Disorder? Eating disorders are classified as mental illnesses, which can be complex and potentially life-threatening depending on the severity. These disorders are marked by certain thoughts and attitudes regarding good, eating, body image, as well as behavioral changes. They can be found in anyone, regardless of age, weight, shape, gender, [...]

Tools for Coping With Anger

By |2022-10-02T21:08:49+02:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Anger Management, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Wellness|

TW: If you or someone you know is experiencing violent thoughts or actions due to anger, please stop and connect with these help now resources. Anger can emerge in many forms: from the slow buildup of upsetting situations to a sudden, unexpected event.  Anger is usually considered an unpleasant experience and can be particularly [...]

The Psychology Behind Affirmations

By |2022-09-02T13:19:38+02:00August 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

Have you ever heard of or tried the practice of affirmations?  Affirmations, or to affirm oneself through positive statements, is becoming an increasingly popular action in people’s self-care routines.  In addition, affirmations can help counter negative emotional experiences, such as self-doubt and anxiety. But why are affirmations so popular?  For some, on a surface [...]

Is your Phone Causing Anxiety?

By |2022-06-02T17:51:32+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 |2022-09-02T13:30:11+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 [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Intrusive Thoughts

By |2022-09-02T13:40:59+02:00April 30th, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health|

Imagine you are sitting in bed relaxing when out of no where you have an unsettling thought. The thought feels random and unprompted, which leads to fear and anxiety. This can feel uncomfortable and may lead to feeling guilty for having the thought. While these thoughts are, in reality, of no harm to you, [...]

10 Reasons to Try CBT

By |2022-09-02T13:42:55+02:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Wellness|

Perhaps you have heard about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also known as CBT.  Have you ever wondered what makes CBT unique compared to other types of therapies that are offered?  If so, you are in the right place!  In this article we are going to explore the different components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. #1 CBT [...]

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