Talk Therapy

Help me, Counselor… Talking cure is a method of treating psychological disorders or emotional difficulties that involves talking to a therapist or counselor, in either individual or group sessions. It is quite like re-programming a computer. The outdated software that is probably loaded with virus (self-critical, negative and harmful thoughts) is replaced by a new version of …

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Shape Your Personal Brand Attitude

This post talks about tips for those looking to build and shape their successful personal brand. First and foremost, when looking to build your personal brand, you need to watch your attitude. Attitude here refers to the unique attitude that you have and how to develop it into something memorable and meaningful. Your attitude is …

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How Relationships Begin Today

A recently published American study by Cacioppo and colleagues (2013) analysed responses from nearly 20,000 people who married between 2005 and 2012. They found that more than one-third of marriages in America now begin on-line. As for the satisfaction – In comparison with more traditional off-line meeting, the on-line couples expressed greater marital satisfaction and …

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Interesting link between stress and attachment

You probably have heard of the nature-nurture debate. In the last decade or so, researchers have come to better understand the field of epigenetics and below is an interesting example of this in the link between stress and attachment. Research indicated that rats raised by mothers who groom and lick them are later better able to …

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One view on smoking

Why people cannot stop smoking? What’s so hard about it? A 2012 USA study has now shown that ‘nicotine dependent’ participants, i.e. people addicted to smoking, are vulnerable to feeling a loss of self-control, to having an external locus of control. The study also found that smoking a cigarette had a double effect, improving mood …

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