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  • Coping strategies for everyday life

    Coping strategies for everyday life

    Life can sometimes seem like it’s a never-ending round of work and obligations. Where’s the fun?! The danger is, that over time, physical and emotional stress can build up triggering chemical changes in the brain that can lead to mental health issues, such as depression. And it’s all too easy for this to creep up

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    Is your partner controlling

    Is your partner controlling

    If your partner seems to be more interested in influencing your behaviour than in considering your happiness then they may be too controlling. Being in a relationship with a control freak is rarely healthy, for either partner, and in many cases can actually be classed as domestic abuse. If you think your partner may be

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    my child has a phobia

    My child has a phobia

    All children experience fears and anxieties, but for some the feelings can become so intense they can turn into a phobia. What is the Difference Between a Fear and a Phobia? Fear Childhood fears will come and go, often disappearing for several years before resurfacing again. Your child may fear something one day and feel

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    Dealing with insensitive people

    Dealing with insensitive people

    We’re all human, which generally means we all come with emotional baggage. However, everyone’s life experiences are different and as such, we don’t all carry the same baggage around with us. This often leads to a lack of empathy and understanding of other people’s situations. While the majority of people are insightful enough to realise

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    losing a friend can really hurt

    Losing friends can really hurt

    There is a lot of emphasis in our culture about the significance of primary relationships, whether it’s partners or spouses and how painful it can be when these relationships go through difficulties or end. There is however, little consideration about the impact of long term friendships ceasing even though this a fairly common experience particularity

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    loneliness

    Loneliness

    Loneliness is part of the human experience and can be felt on a spectrum, from a slight pang to a deep unremitting ache. Most people experience it at some point in their lives, but for some, it’s a recurring reality that strongly colours the day to day experience of their lives. Despite its common occurrence,

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