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Feel Better About Yourself

May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

No hard life changes or anything else intimidating required! I have a new project for sale designed to help you feel better about yourself. In case you’re worried that the projects sound too much like...

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Number #48 on Amazon.com’s list of bestselling books at the moment is a book called “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” I agree with Dr Elaine Aron that the...

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Sometimes when people use avoidant coping it’s for the purposes of avoiding heavy duty emotions, however it’s also very common for people to use avoidant coping to avoid milder emotions like awkwardness. I very frequently...

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The most common core beliefs I help people change tend to fall into the following 3 categories. These core beliefs commonly underlie depression and anxiety. Helpless Core Beliefs such as: “I’m incompetent” “I’m needy” “I’m...

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I have started making some free Cognitive Behavioral Therapy videos and putting them on YouTube. Short link for sharing: http://youtu.be/ZkA7Y1xXoyA...

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Social Communication: Quick Tip

November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Using the Primacy and Recency Effects To Your Advantage What Are the Primary and Recency Effects? If people are presented with a list containing lots of items and asked to recall as many items as...

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This article contains a very basic version of the instructions for a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) technique called “Situation Exposure” I’m going to use an example of how I used this in my own life...

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CBT Techniques – The Thought Record

November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

This is example of a Disputing Thoughts Record – a common CBT technique. This is my version of a CBT technique called ABCDE. ABCDE Disputing Thoughts Record Example Let’s go through a complete (fictional) example....

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How to Build Self Confidence

September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

This article describes a simple, practical technique for How to Build Self Confidence. If you want to know why this works, you can read that section at the bottom of the article. The example I’ve...

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Sarah Sarah is a people-pleaser. When people ask her to do things or invite her places, never in a million years would it occur to her that she could say “no” even if she wanted...

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