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8 Signs Of A Toxic Relationship | How to Set Boundaries

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Healthy, stable relationships have the power to bring lots of joy, improve your resilience, boost mood, and even extend life. Positive relationships help us feel safe, valued and accepted. Research shows that people with strong social bonds are more likely to live longer. On the other hand, toxic relationships can be a massive burden in […]

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How To Relieve Stress | 5 Tricks to Reduce Stress

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It is important to do what we can to relieve stress for our mental health and well being. While small amounts of stress can actually be beneficial in motivating us to pursue our goals and improving our performance, ongoing or excessive stress can weaken our healthy coping mechanisms and seriously damage our health, emotional wellbeing, […]

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How to Overcome Fear

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Since the beginning of civilization, people have been trying to find how to overcome fear. What exactly is fear and how can we control it instead of being controlled by it? Like any other primary emotion, fear serves a purpose, and as such, has two main functions: to adapt and to communicate. Fear provokes “the […]

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How To Build Resilience? | Increasing Your Brain’s Elasticity

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Resilience is the ability to adapt well to stress and quickly bounce back after the crisis. Being resilient doesn’t mean that you don’t experience any stress. We all experience day-to-day stress in the form of health problems, struggle to balance the family and work, relationship issues, financial struggles, or work-related stress. Resilience is about being […]

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What is a Conscious Pause and How it Can Help You?

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What is a Conscious Pause? A conscious pause means taking space between moments in your day-to-day life. Our lives are hectic, filled with personal and work demands and self-imposed things to accomplish that push our minds and bodies to move fast. This kind of lifestyle generates ongoing stress that can seriously affect your health and […]

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3 Mindfulness Techniques For Anxiety

Mindfulness can be described as your ability to be present and intensely aware of what you are sensing, thinking, and feeling in the moment, without interpreting or judging it. Practiced through meditation, mindfulness involves relaxing practices such as guided imagery, deep breathing, and other methods that can increase your mood, alleviate stress and anxiety symptoms, […]

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How To Tell If You Are Addicted To Stress

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Stress is the body’s reaction to any perceived threat in our environment, our body, and our thoughts. In other words, any challenge in the outside world and within us that overcomes our coping abilities may provoke stress. When you perceive a threat, a part of the limbic system in your brain called the amygdala stimulates […]

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6 Ways to Bounce Back from Trauma

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Trauma is an emotional response to an intense, frightening event that a person either experienced or witnessed. Trauma can involve events such as emotional distress, sexual assault, car accidents, natural disasters, or combat. According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), about one in eleven people that have survived or witnessed trauma will develop posttraumatic stress […]

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