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Questions About Resilience

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Asking the right questions about resilience can help steer you towards more helpful answers. The right starting point is the key to learning to bounce back.

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Personal Calvary, and Chocolate

There are two types of people in the world, I’ve been told; those that can eat a bar of chocolate one piece at a time, and those who don’t even bother trying. The latter group have no brakes, and ‘sharing’ isn’t in their vocabulary (should that be vocadbury?*). There are two types when it comes […]

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How to Adjust to Change

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Resisting change is not only a waste of time, it also makes it harder to deal with. Following advice from other people is probably not the right way to go either (you can still read this though).

Change can be difficult, but it needn’t be as big a problem as we often make it.

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Brief Therapy for Depression

Not a team player, depression and anxiety, proven treatment for depression,

Most depressions can be cured or substantially alleviated yet we still pretend that they can’t. Hand-wringing and attempts at sympathy don’t help, enlightenment and common understanding will. Treatment guidelines are explicit, brief problem-solving talk-therapy is a proven treatment.
We should be accepting and treating depression as the common ailment it is, not shrouding it in mystery and pretending that we don’t know what to do about it.

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When a Door Is Closed

Doorway symbolism

In human mythology doors and doorways are powerfully symbolic, they feature in many of our narratives and rituals. This means that there are things you can do that you may not have thought about.

Doorways provide openings…

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Misunderstandings that Limit Opportunity

We all face problems but that doesn’t mean we are stupid, weak or crazy. The right professional help can open up possibilities.

Common misconceptions about therapy mean that many people suffer when they needn’t.

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Are we just a ‘work in progress’?

We are able to look back on our lives and see how we have changed as we’ve aged, but we recoil from the idea that we will go on changing as we get older.
Could it be that though we can see that we have gained wisdom and insight with life’s experience, we nevertheless consider that the process is over and that at any given moment we are as wise as we’ll ever be?

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Workplace Valentine?

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Thinking about using the opportunity of Valentine’s Day to plunge into a new realationship at work?
Tut-tut! Not finger-wagging, just a suggestion to look before you leap. Sound advice, even if you don’t take it.

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Questions About Resilience

questions about resilience

Asking the right questions about resilience can help steer you towards more helpful answers. The right starting point is the key to learning to bounce back.

Continue reading

Personal Calvary, and Chocolate

There are two types of people in the world, I’ve been told; those that can eat a bar of chocolate one piece at a time, and those who don’t even bother trying. The latter group have no brakes, and ‘sharing’ isn’t in their vocabulary (should that be vocadbury?*). There are two types when it comes […]

Continue reading

Brief Therapy for Depression

Not a team player, depression and anxiety, proven treatment for depression,

Most depressions can be cured or substantially alleviated yet we still pretend that they can’t. Hand-wringing and attempts at sympathy don’t help, enlightenment and common understanding will. Treatment guidelines are explicit, brief problem-solving talk-therapy is a proven treatment.
We should be accepting and treating depression as the common ailment it is, not shrouding it in mystery and pretending that we don’t know what to do about it.

Continue reading
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