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Coping With Back To School Anxiety

  Coping with Back to School Anxiety When we are faced with something new or unfamiliar our threat or fight/flight response kicks in.  We have evolved to respond in this way, it’s a survival strategy, if we aren’t sure what awaits us, nature believes it is best to expect and prepare for the worst: In the days when we might have found ourselves foraging for food, if a nearby bush rustled it was best to assume there was a predator lying in wait and run, if we were wrong all […]...

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The Psychological Reasons For Prince’s Exceptional Creativity, Drug Addiction And Untimely Death: Part 2

In article one, we briefly explored the factors likely present in Prince’s psychological make up which laid the foundations for his potential creativity. In this second article, we explore the factors which transformed his psychological potential into success. It is widely known that Prince suffered from a difficult early childhood, involving his parent’s divorce, isolation at school, running away from home, and navigating multiple family homes. Whilst it cannot be concluded that he was subject to abuse in a traditional sense, it would be apt to conclude that the psychological […]...

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Why Did Kylo Ren Turn To The Dark Side?

Ben Solo, the only son of Hans Solo and Princess Leia was lured to the Dark Side by Supreme Leader Snoke, but why? Kylo Ren (aka Ben Solo’s Dark Side alter ego) like his grandfather Darth Vader is angry, the forces of the Dark Side are able to take advantage of this and manipulate him into turning away from the Light. There are no obvious present day triggers for Kylo Ren’s anger, when this happens it usually means what we are feeling is related to something that has happened in […]...

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Stephen Fry Causes Outrage With Controversial Remark

Fry Causes Outrage Stephen Fry has caused controversy with his comments that victims of child sexual abuse should stop ‘self-pitying’. The president of the mental health charity MIND suggested that survivors of abuse should “grow up” in a conversation with US talk show host Dave Rubin during The Rubin Report. Fry who has since apologised “unreservedly” for his remarks has faced major backlash for his convictions. Though, some have described this as an anti-political correctness/freedom of speech comment which has raised few supporters online. Not only did he demean and […]...

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