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Mental Health

How therapeutic change becomes you

10.19.2011

Research shows that therapeutic change comes about quicker and feels deeper if three things are perpetually and mindfully present in the dialogue and encounter between a psychologist/counsellor and a client:  BOND, GOALS AND METHODS.  I’ve found in my counselling work that sagebrush outpatient of the therapy session stifles the client’s spirit and inhibits the flow of our encounter, so, my […]

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Giving Thanks – How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

07.31.2011

Most people view gratitude as a polite expression of appreciation for help, a gift, or any other type of benefit. However, a number of psychologists are finding that an overall “attitude of gratitude” can have a positive effect on your life.

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Sometimes little is big

06.02.2011

Choosing to make a difference each and every day can be a real-life revelation and actualization of your humanity in the making. Making a difference doesn’t need to be about the big things, the little things will do just fine. Actually, attending to the little things that concern another can build a bigger bond, trust […]

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Recognising What Makes You Happy And Avoiding Negativity – Drains And Radiators – An Analogy

03.04.2011

by: Roger Knight An unusual title for an article, I grant you! However, this is not about plumbing – it’s about people. I like to use the terms drains and radiators in connection with people I know and people I meet. These terms in this context were first coined by Tim Melville Ross who was […]

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Unleashing Your Gratitude Guru – 7 Positive Psychology Life Coaching Tips

01.10.2011

by: Judy Krings, Ph.D. In these tough economic times it is easy to fall into a funk. Reflecting on your personal situation can leave you feeling weak and blah. You can learn to stretch your gratitude muscle and pump up your positivity.

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Using Positive Psychology

01.07.2011

How to keep your employees engaged using positive psychology It is estimated that only 19% of employees are actively engaged at work at any one time, while another 19% are actively disengaged. Active disengagement at work costs the UK economy about £38bn a year. Ejaculation is primarily mediated via the sympathetic nervous system and when […]

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The 3 Rs of Therapeutic Change

08.18.2010

Contrary to popular psychology and even some social scientists believing that just the right psychological theory and technique will act like a health-care “magic pill” that can make one’s worries suddenly disappear is mistaken.  A large body of research suggests that most of the therapeutic changes that happen in counselling are due to the 3 […]

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Going to see a psychologist, what to expect.

08.14.2010

Ever wondered what your first visit to a psychologist’s office might look like?  It’s really no mystery.  The art and practice of psychology is about creating a safe space for two human beings to make meaning through meeting and talking.  Your engagement with a psychologist for therapy or counselling (counseling) will begin with a discussion […]

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Empathy and Empaths

07.19.2010

by Sonia Neale Empathy is the ability to understand and feel what it is like to get inside someone else’s skin and feel what they are feeling.  Most people have empathy, but there is a small percentage who wear their empathy on their sleeve.  These are called Empaths, people who not just display empathy, but […]

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