The Benefits of Insecurity In Love

The Benefits of Insecurity in LoveFrom The Book of Life*Insecurity sounds unromantic but, paradoxically, it can lead us into the possibility of appreciating why we remain together and thereby avoiding…

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The Hard Work of Being ‘Lazy’

From The School of Life, London comes this (welcome) perspective on so-called laziness.You’re feeling resolutely “lazy”, unable or unwilling to do the things you “should” be doing. All you want to…

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Derailment and Depression

Most of us feel a thread of inner continuity as we move through stages of our lives and experience change. Indeed, there is evidence that this stable, constant sense of…

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Hikikomori: What Does It Mean?

Hikikomori describes people who stay holed up in their bedrooms or homes, isolated from everyone except their family, for many months or years. It refers both to the condition and the people who have it.

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A Non-Tragic View of Breaking Up

We might see the separation occurring, not because the relationship has gone badly but because it has gone well! Instead of feeling hurt, bitter, regretful and/or guilty, we’re parting with a sense of mutual gratitude and joint accomplishment.

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Goal Setting for Success

I have been looking into the latest science behind setting sustainable goals; goals that are achieved are goals worth setting. The research finds that when we link our intentions to an emotionally salient goal, we are more likely to do what is required to achieve them.

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The Psychology of Comfort Eating
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The Psychology of Comfort Eating

Do you understand what role food plays in your life? Do you feel that you can’t control what you eat, how much you eat, and when to eat? You can change your relationship with food!

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