Depression

I’ve decided to do some Cognitive Behavioural Therapy audio guides. This one applies to both depression and anxiety. Hope ya’ll like. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Practical Self Help Tips – Listen or Download By Clicking...

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Happiness: How to Cut Out the Middleman

February 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Most of the time when people set goals, its because they expect that if they achieve that goal it will make them happier. For example, you have a goal of earning more money > because...

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I wanted to make it as easy as possible for anyone who wants to try mindfulness meditation. So, I made a free downloadable mp3 that people can use to do an introductory meditation. File is...

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Overgeneralization Psychology

January 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

A common problem is that thoughts that have some validity in some contexts become overgeneralized and cause problems in other contexts. Huh? Examples coming up… You can help yourself a lot if you can learn...

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Example Ari is 22. Sometime in his growing up, he developed the idea that he is “unlikeable”. Here are 3 coping strategies Ari might use for coping with this painful thought 1. Avoiding getting into...

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Procrastination and Depression

December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ever hear the joke about how students’ rooms are cleanest when they’re supposed to be studying for exams?(because all of a sudden cleaning becomes appealing when compared to exam study) How does procrastination relate to...

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Sharing Some Personal Tips: The Two Minute Rule

November 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

I love hearing about the time management tips that other people ACTUALLY use. I thought I’d share some of the tips that I use. The first one is “the two minute rule” and comes from...

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A Couple of Quick Tips for Depression

November 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sometimes when people have depression they grind down to very low activity levels. While you’re working your way back from this, you’re likely to have thoughts like “I can’t do the dishes because I’m tired.”...

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"The Under-Regulation Reset" – Part 1

November 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Quite a few of the clients I see for problems like depression, anxiety, or low self esteem, have lost (or never had) confidence in committing to consistently doing a particular behaviour in a particular circumstance,...

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Do Try This at Home…

November 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

This is a therapy exercise I’m currently enamored with, and one that lots of clients are really liking. Its an adapted version of an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy activity. As well as being really effective,...

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