Browsing Category Mood

Why Therapy is for “Tough Guys” Too!

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I often hear people referring to their friend or significant other as a ‘typical bloke’. The implication is that this person is a tough, no-nonsense sort of guy. He doesn’t discuss his emotions; in fact, you’d be hard pressed to believe he has any judging by how he holds himself. If there is one thing […]

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Category : Blog & Bullying & Depression & Health & Wellbeing & Manhood & Men and Anger & Mood

You Are Not a Sex Addict

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Our culture is obsessed with sex. Sexual images and suggestive messages can be seen everywhere we look. Yet, human sexuality is poorly understood and something we rarely talk about. Instead, we get caught up in pseudo scientific debates about whether sex addiction is a brain disease or not. It can be too easy to pathologise […]

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Category : Addictions & Blog & Lonliness & Mood & Porn & Sex Addiction & Sexuality & Trauma

Tips For Challenging The Feeling That You Aren’t “Good Enough”

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Many people feel that they are not “good enough”, But there are things we can do about this rather than just accepting it. Realise that this feeling is just a feeling and is not an objective fact. Avoid negative self-talk. You can train yourself to identify negative thoughts as they occur Learn to challenge your […]

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Category : Anxiety & Blog & Depression & Happiness & Mood & Self Esteem

Facing ‘IT’

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Do you feel an overwhelming paralysis by a decision you have to make? Do you ignore things in the hope they will just disappear? Do you feel like you’re hiding from the world? For any of you that recently saw the new movie adaptation of Steven King’s book ‘IT’ you would have well and truly […]

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Category : Anxiety & Blog & Happiness & Mood

5 Ways to Face the Dreaded ‘L’ Word.

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Let me ask you this….. How many Facebook friends do you have? How many utility friends do you have? And finally how many real friends do you have? There is a quiet, health epidemic spreading across the Western world right now and the word begins with ‘L’. Unfortunately it’s not love but loneliness. We all […]

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Category : Blog & Communication & Depression & Lonliness & Mood & Relationships & Stress Reduction

Is Social Media Affecting Your Mood and What Are The Signs?

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Social media is an almost universally embedded aspect of modern life. It provides many benefits and enables us to stay connected 24/7 with our family, friends and loved ones wherever they are on the globe. But how much do we really benefit from this technological revolution? Many studies have found worrying trends linking use of […]

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Category : Anxiety & Blog & Mood & Self Esteem & Social Media & Stress Reduction