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How to recognize the signs of self-sabotage

There are numerous reasons why people self-sabotage. When someone engages in self-sabotaging behaviours, they are practically standing in their way of success (whatever ”success” might mean to them). Examples of self-sabotaging include: Being a perfectionist Procrastination Self-medicating with alcohol and drugs Comfort eating A person not reaching their goals. How do you know if you …

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Emotional sobriety

What is Attachment Theory? Part One

“Tell me what it was like growing up.” “Let’s go back to your childhood.”  “What was your relationship like with your parents?”  These questions come from psychologists and therapists around the world to the point where they can become annoyingly cliché.  Those sitting across from a well-meaning counsellor may roll their eyes and think, My childhood …

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Overcoming depression: Is rehab an effective solution?

Depression and suicide are more prevalent now than ever before. We’re working more, socialising less and we constantly feel like we’re missing out. But, because there are few physical signs and symptoms, it is oftentimes ignored, despite being one of the biggest killers across the western world. The term ‘rehab’, however, has connotations of drug …

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Why you should take a digital detox in 2019

The number of mobile phone users is expected to reach 4.68 billion in 2019.Given the world population is approximately seven billion people, that means more than half the world is now connected. But the concern around technology has nothing to do with access: it’s about self-control. And as humans, anything that feeds our endorphins will almost certainly become addictive by nature.