How to Deal with Depression

How to Deal with Depression

The telephone rang at the office one morning, while I was busy sorting out my paperwork. “It’s Munir, calling from Boston ”he said, clearly distraught .His voice was cracking and a quiet sobbing could be heard in the background. “What’s up,?’ I asked, playing innocent, “You were

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Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness

 The World Health Organization defines health as a “state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” This comprehensive definition is consistent with the Old English meaning of wholeness. Traditional medical systems, such as Indian Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, and

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10 Ways to Deal with Stress

10 Ways to Deal with Stress

Stress may actually be the single most destructive factor in people’s lives today. Unfortunately, people sometimes neglect the warning signs of stress, not realizing what a major role it plays.  In fact, a very large part of their suffering may be a direct result of stress alone.

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Couple Relationships

Couple Relationships

 (The details of the case histories that follow have been altered to protect the identities of the persons involved.Any resemblance to persons alive or deceased is thus only very partial and any conclusions relative to the facts of their lives,their behaviour or character can only be supposition

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Hurt by others: How to heal

Hurt by others: How to heal

by Yasmin Mogahed Source: yasminmogahed.com When I was growing up, the world was a perfect place. The only problem was, that it wasn’t. I used to believe that everything could always be ‘fair’. To me that meant no one should ever be wronged, and if they were,

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How Does Stress Affect Health

How Does Stress Affect Health

How does stress affect health? Stress can affect a person’s physical, emotional and mental health adversely in many ways. It is estimated that 90% of diseases are caused by stress. If we can get a handle on the stress that affects our lives, we might be able

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Faced with Distraction, We Need Willpower

Faced with Distraction, We Need Willpower

by John Coleman Mustering willpower is a struggle for almost everyone — and it’s getting harder. We, as individuals and as a society, lack self-control at precisely the time we need it most. Willpower is about more than resisting our bad habits. It’s the mental discipline that

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