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Why Do You Have a Sugar Addiction?

In all honesty, most of us have a “sugar addiction” it’s almost a societally accepted cliché like “caffeine addiction” and often shrugged off or seen as a benign attributes of our modern lifestyles where these substances exist in so many aspects of our diet. Yet for many people, sugar is not a sweet little pastime…

Building Your Self-Esteem and Self Awareness

When someone has low self-esteem, they are unsure of who they are and what they can accomplish. They frequently feel inept, neglected, or insufficient. People who have low self-esteem are always worried about making errors or disappointing others. We’ve all had moments when we’ve lacked confidence and felt bad about ourselves. When low self-esteem becomes…

What Should You Do If Your Teenager Seems Depressed?

It’s not always easy to tell the difference between adolescent growing pains and teen depression but here’s how to recognize the many signs and to help your teenager when they actually need it. Begin by simply listening to them, rather than attempting to ‘fix’ them, is probably the best place to start with teens. Parents…

How We Develop Unhealthy Thinking Patterns?

We are all born with a measure of awareness and a tendency to worry, but these are limited to our natural needs and usually well controlled. Extreme thoughts are the products of patterns that we adopt, or learn after we are born. Our psyche, viewpoints and cognitive distortions are a complex mix of how we…

To Treat Trauma, Tone the Vagus Nerve

When a person is traumatized or stressed, they frequently have physical symptoms. Tightness or tension in the chest and stomach is often referred to as “gut pain”, as well as aches inside their throat produced by the sensation of wanting to scream for help but being unable to do so usually referred to as “throat…

How To Choose From The Top Online Therapy Platforms

Online therapy comes in various forms with apps that you can access through the web or services that you can acquire through phone or text. More and more people are delving into online therapy because it is highly convenient and the cost is easily affordable. Compared to conventional therapy, the sessions are also more comfortable…

3 Most Important Tips For ‘Letting Go’

Psychcentral.com suggests that 7 Ways to Let Go of a Past Love Make the decision to let go Allow some obsessing Stay with the loneliness Distinguish love from infatuation Learn to detach Build a sense of self Open your heart to love

How to Reduce Your Anxiety Without Medication

  Six Simple Things Here are six simple and effective ways to battle anxiety without drugs or prescription medications. Get moving exercise, yoga, stretching, jogging and breathing properly. Stop using caffeine so much Give yourself a decent bedtime and stick to it Start saying no to people and feeling ok with setting boundaries Eat healthy…

Key Points For a Successful Romantic Relationship

Feeling Constant Anxiety In COVID-19 (Coping Tools)