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3 Ways to achieve emotional balance

Posted on November 18, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

Dr Lisa Firestone, a clinical psychologist, offers the following advice for achieving emotional balance. 1. Accept good and ...

Get a grip on guilt

Posted on November 13, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

Guilt is what you feel when you have either done something wrong or when you are toying with ...

Put the brakes on anxiety

Posted on November 11, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

Anxiety is a normal reaction to threatening situations. For some women however, the emotion is so intense that ...

Improve mental and emotional health

Posted on November 8, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

It is vital to pay attention to your own needs and feelings, in order to maintain and strengthen ...

Coping with grief

Posted on November 8, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

When a loved one dies, you may be faced with grief over your loss repeatedly. The return of ...

10 Ways to improve mental health

Posted on October 9, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

Mental health is about the way you think and feel and your ability to deal with ups and ...

Strategies for coping with an eating disorder

Posted on October 4, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

Letâ??s create a hypothetical situation: Jennifer suffers from anorexia and bulimia and weighs a fragile 40kgs, up from ...

Shopping addiction – is it real?

Posted on August 6, 2012 by Contributor

Shopping addictions are more real and relevant than you might think.Youâ??ve heard about people who literally shop every ...

Can exercise improve mood and depression?

Posted on June 26, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

Research suggests that as many as 14% of males and 18% of females over age 55 are depressed. ...

Facts or myths about depression

Posted on December 4, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

1. Depression is hurtful but not a major medical condition. MYTH Depression isn’t simply a temporary case of ...

Anxiety in the elderly

Posted on August 14, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

For many elderly people, anxiety and stress seem to be part of the ageing process. It may be ...

7 Ways to overcome anxiety

Posted on July 28, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Anxious feelings and generalised anxiety are feelings from which many people suffer. Anxiety can have many causes and ...

The burden of anxiety

Posted on October 18, 2010 by Samantha Jooste

When anxiety becomes so overwhelming and causes such distress that it interferes with a personâ??s ability to lead ...

Don’t let anxiety control your life

Posted on November 11, 2009 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

Anxiety attacks are terrifying and debilitating but there is help out there and you don’t have to suffer ...

Feelings of hopelessness and Your Arteries

Posted on October 23, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that healthy middle-aged women with feelings ...

Why Your Doctor Might Have Misdiagnosed Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s

Posted on April 1, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Dr. Jerry Gurwitz, chief of geriatric medicine, says that one of the most valuable lessons he learned was ...

Over The Counter Painkiller Addiction

Posted on February 17, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Middle-aged women are most at risk of becoming dependent on drugs containing codeine. British MPs have raised concerns ...

Happiness is Contagious

Posted on January 9, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Research has been conducted that indicates happiness is dependent on the happiness of others to whom individuals are ...

Workplace stress and your mental health

Posted on October 31, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Working long hours, a high volume of work, and working towards fixed deadlines can increase your risk of ...

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