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Can Trying To Be Happy Make You Miserable?

“There is only one success – to spend your life in your own way” Part of the reason we are so successful as a race is our drive to improve and develop. We are always striving for the next thing, to be more, to be richer, thinner, healthier, younger and happier. These goals create anxiety or pressure which motivates us to move forward, to improve and develop, so it is important to set these goals for ourselves without external pressures. They do however, need to be both achievable and measurable, […]...

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Does Modern Life Make Us Sad?

by Dr Emma Gray - 16th September, 2014
Does Modern Life Make Us Sad?

Modern life in and of itself does not have the power to make us sad. If it did it would have the same effect on everyone. It is how we think about things and the way we respond to them that affects how we feel. Those who have a strong sense of their own worth are able to think about the challenges that face them in a way that allows them to make choices based on their needs so that they get the best out of life. For example the […]...

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5 Facts About Clinical Psychologist

5 Facts about Clinical Psychologist 1. Clinical Psychologists are Doctors Clinical Psychologists hold 2 degrees; the first is an undergraduate degree either a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology. The second degree is a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with involves teaching, practical and research elements. This means that Clinical Psychologists are the most highly trained professionals in the field of mental health and therefore the best placed to treat mental health problem like anxiety, panic, depression, eating disorders (inc anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge […]...

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What Is The Quarter Life Crisis?

Quarter life Crisis The quarter life crisis is a relatively new phenomenon that has been observed in young adults once they finish their formal education and are starting to live their lives independently of their parents. They are for the first time facing the experience of ‘standing on their own two feet’ and taking on all the ‘adult’ responsibilities that this involves. This time marks the completion of an individual’s transition from adolescent to adult and is a rite of passage that everyone must go through. The experience is rife […]...

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