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Quit Smoking Tips

Some well meaning quit smoking tips offered by various websites, to my mind, can actually prolong the smoking addiction. When we try to be who we are not, there is an added (but invisible) unconscious burden on the person. Take, … Continue reading

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Anger management for children.

Anger management for children differs from anger management for adults. There is an even greater need to use experiential learning approaches for children. This might be role play, art therapy, sandplay therapy and so on. Furthermore, parental support is vital. … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Starts With Your Inner Being.

A lot of money is being spent on weight loss programs, weight loss diets, some ligitimate, others are just fast weight loss gimmicks. One can google all types of weight loss tips. One can engage in weight loss therapies that … Continue reading

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Quit smoking with hypnosis and experiential counselling.

If you want to quit smoking without withdrawal, the first thing you need to work with is your mind! While people believe nicotine is addictive, my experience is that when people’s minds are “changed”, they can’t stand the idea of … Continue reading

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Depression is curable.

Overcoming depression may seem illusive to sufferers. Depression treatments include pharmacology, counselling and in severe depression, sometimes even electro-convulsive shock therapy. Beating depression is not always easy, but for some people, the courage to heal from past pain can liberate … Continue reading

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Anger Management

If you are seeking an answer to the question “how to control anger”, you are probably asking the wrong question. The term anger management, as a goal to be achieved, is an unsatisfactory term because ┬áit is a goal that … Continue reading

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PTSD counselling : talk therapy not best approach.

There are many forms of PTSD counselling, many cognitive rather than experiential. It has been known for over a decade now, that adults with a history of trauma and symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) have a decreased volume of … Continue reading

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Childhood sexual abuse causes health problems in later life.

A study finds that girls who suffered severe childhood sexual abuse and physical abuse had a 62% and 45% respectively of cardiovascular diseases as adults[1]. Therapy for these adults often focus on their current presenting problems, such as low self-esteem … Continue reading

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Fast weight loss? Start working with your unconscious mind!

Losing weight is perhaps one of the toughest battles people fight. Everyone wants fast weight loss, but finding a healthy weight loss method that is quick and easy is a myth, as most people who have tried to lose weight … Continue reading

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Another reason to quit smoking: radioactive particles in cigarettes.

Another reason to quit smoking: Radioactive particles are in all brands of cigarettes. These particles were first identified in 1964 as the isotope polonium-210, which emits carcinogenic alpha radiation. This radioactive substance has been shown to cause lung cancer. What’s … Continue reading

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