Depression

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Behavioral Experiments CBT

October 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

This post outlines how to do a simple behavioral experiment. Behavioral experiments are one of the most important types of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques. Most people understand that their thoughts and emotions influence their behaviour....

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Quick Tip for Getting Out of a Bad Mood

October 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

This is a tip for when it seems like things keep going wrong. Try thinking of 3 or 4 things that went right in the last 24 hours. When people feel unhappy or stressed these...

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Do you have secret (or not so secret) fears about yourself? Things you fear might be true about you? Or things you fear other people might think about you? Common secret fears include: I’m out...

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This post is for people who read or subscribe to my blog who might not have read all of the rest of my website (the blog is only part of the overall site – it’s...

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This is a follow-up post to yesterday’s post about attaining life dreams. What if you don’t know what you want? You don’t know what surface goals would help you achieve your deep goals? A good...

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Sources of Self Esteem

June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

Continuing the pie chart theme from my last post, this post is about a different type of pie chart that’s commonly used as part of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Eating Disorders. Although its mostly...

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Overcoming Boredom

May 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Self-discovery, creativity, motivation, and answering the question “What do I want?” This article is one in a series of articles about self-discovery, creativity, motivation, and answering the question “What do I want?” If you missed...

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Low Self Esteem and Depression In this article, I’m to going to explain the relationships between Self Esteem, Depression, Personality, and Anxiety. Self Esteem Self esteem has two main aspects. 1. People’s overall sense of...

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This guide will show you how to do that. The relationship between surface goals and deep goals Surface goals are things like – Get married. Have a tidy house. Lose weight. Volunteer abroad. Get a...

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What's Your Attributional Style?

April 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

What the heck is attributional style? “Attributional Style” is about how you explain the causes of events. Why you should care about your attributional style is that it’s related to depression, self esteem, and relationship...

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