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Believe in Change – how psychology may be able to help you

Filed in Blog - psychology by on March 13, 2017
Believe in Change – how psychology may be able to help you

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Identifying unrealistic thoughts

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Identifying unrealistic thoughts

Identifying Unrealistic Thoughts  Try not to focus on thoughts that include feelings such as ‘I will feel bad’.  After all, feelings are what we are trying to change.  Therefore, whether or not you feel bad will depend on how successful you are with your realistic thinking.  Also try to phrase your thoughts or attitudes in […]

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Checklist for symptoms of stress

Filed in Blog - psychology by on March 13, 2017
Checklist for symptoms of stress

  SYMPTOMS OF STRESS   Name ……………………………… Date…………………………………   PHYSICAL   Appetite change Headache Fatigue Insomnia Muscle aches Restlessness Digestive upsets Pounding heart Accident prone Teeth grinding Clenching jaw Restlessness Foot tapping Finger drumming Increased alcohol, drug, tobacco use   EMOTIONAL   Anxiety Frustration The ‘blues’ Worrying Mood swings Bad temper Nightmares Irritability Crying spells […]

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CHANGING MOODS EXPERIENCED BY ADOLESCENTS

Filed in Blog - psychology by on August 19, 2016
CHANGING MOODS EXPERIENCED BY ADOLESCENTS

Adolescence is a time of rapid physical, emotional and intellectual change.  These can occur at different rates and therefore at different times.  For example, those who develop early physically, do not necessarily experience early cognitive or emotional development.  Each of these changes is characterised by different developmental tasks.  For example, cognitively adolescents will move towards […]

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Relationship tips

Filed in Blog - psychology by on August 19, 2016
Relationship tips

What causes relationship problems? There are a number of patterns and situations that can develop within a relationship which will contribute to problems occurring. Neglect of the relationship Research shows that the foundation of a happy relationship is friendship. Put simply, this means that you can enjoy each other’s company, share values, interests, friends and […]

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