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Choice is Empowering

Being ‘spoilt for choice’ is a nicer problem to have than feeling trapped by circumstance.

If you are unfortunate enough to find yourself in a situation you feel helpless to change, creating a range of options can be empowering, without having to actually do anything else.

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Anxiety Symptoms and How to Reduce Them

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Anxiety affects us all at some time. Mostly we can reason with it, but occasionally we get stuck in a repetitive anxiety cycle that seems just impossible to break. Trying to understand it won’t work, we need to do something different.

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When Someone Hurts You

Make no mistake, words can hurt you. Despite the “sticks and stones” incantation that many of us hear from an early age, words can be lethal. People can and do say hurtful and destructive things. But to be effective any insult or put-down must find its mark. Even the most wounding remark is harmless until it finds its target.

As someone once said, “In order to get your goat they must first find your goat.” My advice? Move your goat.

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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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