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Forgiving doesn’t mean you have to like the past. Learn how to forgive in the right way

Many people think that to forgive means to like what happened to you, to like the abuse, humiliation, abandon, lies and all the bad things that happened to you. This is not true! You don’t have to like the ugly past. Forgiving is giving yourself permission to start living a happy life. you have to accept… Continue reading Forgiving doesn’t mean you have to like the past. Learn how to forgive in the right way

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4 reasons why family hurt can be more painful than hurt from others

Not only does it feel especially painful when our family members hurt us, it actually is more painful than when friends hurt us. According to Anita Vangelisti, a professor of communication at the University of Texas at Austin, hurt is a feeling of emotional injury which can be caused by communication. Family hurt is especially painful for a few reasons.… Continue reading 4 reasons why family hurt can be more painful than hurt from others

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7 habits you should quit ASAP!

Sitting too much  Downtime is good for your body and mind, but being too sedentary can be dangerous for your health. Make time to move, aim 150 minutes of moderate cardio every week (21 minutes/day). 2. Regularly drinking yourself to a hangover   A drink or two is fine, but routinely drinking too much can contribute… Continue reading 7 habits you should quit ASAP!

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What is the link between hurricane and PTSD? Can people who experienced natural disaster develop PTSD?

Extremely stressful or traumatic events, such as combat, natural disasters, and terrorist attacks, place the people who experience them at an increased risk for developing psychological disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Hurricane is a natural disaster and can cause PTSD. Is very important to recognize the PTSD symptoms and ask for help. Let’s take… Continue reading What is the link between hurricane and PTSD? Can people who experienced natural disaster develop PTSD?

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ANXIETY DISORDERS – A PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND YOURSELF BETTER [part 2]

READ PART 1 Anxiety Rather than being directed toward the person’s present circumstances, anxiety is associated with the anticipation of future problems. Anxiety can be adaptive at low levels, because it serves as a signal that the person must prepare for an upcoming event. An anxious mood is often associated with pessimistic thoughts and feelings.… Continue reading ANXIETY DISORDERS – A PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND YOURSELF BETTER [part 2]

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ANXIETY DISORDERS – A PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND YOURSELF BETTER [part 1]

RED PART 2 Anxiety disorder is the most complex and mysterious disorder. Have you ever experienced anxiety? Do you feel anxious when you have an exam or test? I feel anxious going to a hospital for a checkup? My friend experiences anxiety visiting his dentist? My student reports anxiety related to attempting his sick mother… Continue reading ANXIETY DISORDERS – A PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND YOURSELF BETTER [part 1]

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8 STAGES OF LIFE

For Erikson, the most important force that drives human behavior and which helps in the development of personality was “social interaction”. His developmental theory of the “8 stages of man” (Erikson, 1950) was unique and different in the sense that it covered the entire lifespan rather than childhood and adolescence development. He believed that social… Continue reading 8 STAGES OF LIFE