Posts Categorized: Practical Tips

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    Distraction Pain Management – Dealing with Emotional Pain

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    Every couple of days, you come across distraction posts on social media. Funny videos and beautiful images get posted in support groups as a way of dealing with emotional pain or mental health issues. For a few moments, you forget about the stress and pain in your life. Distraction pain management has been around for… Read more »

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    Free Christmas Gift Ideas

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    Christmas shopping wrecks my head. I don’t have the money for lavish gifts, nor do I enjoy trawling through overcrowded shops. Anyway, that’s not what Christmas is about, is it? If you share my feelings on this, here are my free Christmas gift ideas. 

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    In Conversation with Kendra Kinnison

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    Kendra Kinnison is one of the most upbeat and positive people I’ve met, so it comes as no surprise that she is one of the top coaches on the coach.me platform. As her former client and having received in-depth guidance from her during my coach.me digital certification process, I was keen to find out more… Read more »

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    How to Clear Your Mind of Negative Thoughts

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    Perhaps you’re forever trying to better yourself. Maybe you would just like to feel good about yourself. Or, you live your life thinking you’re not good enough. This has left you wondering how to clear your mind of negative thoughts.  You’ve been through a traumatic experience and are left bruised and broken, unsure as to… Read more »

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    Advertising and Mental Health – Why Ads Feed My Insecurities

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    In recent times, social media has come in for a barrage of criticism, not just because of privacy issues but also in relation to its negative impact on mental health. Pretty pictures of Facebook friends enjoying holidays or having a time much better than I could ever have, do, indeed, make me feel like crap…. Read more »

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    How to Find Inner Strength and Be Resilient

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    At times, life is hard. Pure and simple. Bad health, the breakup of a relationship, or the death of a loved one are just some of the major traumas you may come to face. During such times, you need to dig deep and try your best to carry on. This article is about how to… Read more »

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    Is Perfectionism Choking Your Talents?

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    According to Psychology Today, perfectionism is an ever-growing phenomenon, especially over the last 30 years. If you want to be successful, you need to be a perfectionist, don’t you? The question is whether this is a healthy trend or one we should resist. Is perfectionism good or bad? Let’s look at both sides.  Perfectionism Definition… Read more »

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    How to Stop Judging Yourself and Others

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    Have you ever wondered how to stop judging yourself and others? Whenever you meet someone, your mind quickly forms an impression, so fast, in fact, that whatever it concocts is probably wrong. Let’s put our hands up, we’re all quick to judge. It’s not just other people who are on the receiving end of our… Read more »

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    Proven Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

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    Have you ever wondered about proven ways to boost your brain power? Are you like me, stunned at the mental capacity some elderly people display? The most enduring memory of my grandmother was of her lying in bed doing crosswords. With her typical determination – “sass” was her middle name – she’d always finish them,… Read more »