mental health

How to regulate emotions?

Effectively regulating emotions involves developing healthy coping strategies and skills to manage and navigate a wide range of emotions in a balanced and constructive manner. Here are some strategies to help you regulate your emotions effectively: 1. Mindfulness and Awareness: Stress and Anxiety: High levels of stress or chronic anxiety can increase the likelihood of experiencing panic …

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The Benefits of Exercising!

AN OVERVIEWThere’s strong scientific evidence that being physically active can help you lead a healthierand happier life.People who exercise regularly have a lower risk of developing many long-term (chronic)conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and some cancers.Research shows that physical activity can also boost self-esteem, mood, sleep quality andenergy, as well as …

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Children stress management

What children can teach us about stress management

I was recently thinking about what we mean when we say the word ‘childlike’. Wonder and curiosity, or a tendency to become hijacked by strong, poorly understood emotions? While the latter may be the case children also tend to be more in tune with their bodies and their ‘felt sense’ (Levine, 1997) than adults. As …

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Hypochondria – understand your fear of diseases

Illness anxiety disorder, sometimes called hypochondriasis or health anxiety, is worrying excessively that you are or may become seriously ill. You may have no physical symptoms. Or you may believe that normal body sensations or minor symptoms are signs of severe illness, even though a thorough medical exam doesn’t reveal a serious medical condition. You …

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parents and children

What is Healthy Attachment and why does it matter for your kid?

Attachment theory is focused on the relationships and bonds between people, particularly long-term relationships, including those between a parent and child and between romantic partners. Bowlby Theory British psychologist John Bowlby was the first attachment theorist, describing attachment as a “lasting psychological connectedness between human beings.” Bowlby was interested in understanding the separation anxiety and …

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