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SAD AND COVID-19 – A WINTER DOUBLE-WHAMMY

Winter 2020 is posing a headache for more than half of the UK’s adult population. As many as one in three adults suffer from Seasonal Affected Disorder, and while not everybody is sure if they have...

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THE PANDEMIC’S HARMFUL HABIT

“I can’t help it,” groaned Richard, shaking his head with a rueful grin.  “Every night, it’s like an irresistible urge.  It’s probably not doing me much good – but can it be doing me any real...

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WHEN YOU’RE NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO’S DEPRESSED

We’ve all been living with Covid-19 for several months now.  Not surprisingly, it’s reported that the number of new cases of depression has increased alarmingly since March. Social distancing, fear of the virus, worrying about our...

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‘OVERNIGHT SUCCESS’ AND OTHER MYTHS

Social media and the illusions of success it creates on other people’s profile pages has a lot to answer for.   It concocts and spreads myths of dreams’ suddenly coming true for lifestyle leaders and entrepreneurs elsewhere...

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HOW TO CREATE POWERFUL AFFIRMATIONS

If you’ve ever thought that using ‘positive affirmations’ is flimsy whimsy and the sort of thing only people in the Whoo Whoo Brigade believe in, you’re wrong. Studies[1] have shown that positive affirmations really can work. ...

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DEPRESSION AND NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Did you set yourself any resolutions for this year?  How are they going?  Have you flunked out, yet? If you have, you’re in good company.  Stop beating yourself up about it.  It turns out that sixty-five...

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LEARN TO LIKE YOURSELF

When was the last time you berated yourself? Five minutes ago?  Maybe half an hour? I’m talking about that uninvited, vicious little voice that sneers, “You idiot – why did you say that?”, or “You look...

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WINTER DEPRESSION

Hands up who likes Winter? The cold, short, dim daylight? The much longer, colder darkness that descends mid-afternoon? Most of us are not too keen. Winter’s lack of light itself has become a known culprit of...

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WHAT IS YOUR LIMITING BELIEF?

Depression afflicts more women than it does men, but more men commit suicide than women.  It’s the Number One killer of men under fifty years old, and many of those are entrepreneurs and business leaders. Why...

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TRAVEL CAN BOOST YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

It’s that time of year when lots of people go on holiday.  How about you? Even if you have no plans to escape the daily grind yet, mental health experts agree that a trip every now...

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