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Techniques to deal with anger

1 year ago
anger techniques

Learning how to manage our anger is a skill that can be learned and we ought to prioritise how to train our mind in order to better manage our emotions in these situations. By doing so, we protect the quality of our relationships with others.

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6 ways to organise your family life

1 year ago

To run your home life successfully you need to see it as an organisation – the most important one in your life! –  and run it like a business. Here are 6 business strategies to help organise your family life.

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How to raise children who care

1 year ago

All you need to focus on is your role as a parent now and trust that this will help your little ones to build skills to last a lifetime. Your daughter won’t be scratching her friends when she goes to university and your son won’t be biting his co-workers when he starts a job (if they do, you should probably get in touch with me then!). So, what can you do now?

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Can you invest five minutes of your time in your mental health today? Stop and Breathe technique

1 year ago

We actively do something everyday to take care of our physical health, like brushing our teeth, taking a shower, eating fruits and vegetables and so on… But we do not habitually set time aside to take care of our emotional health.

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Students’ mental health

1 year ago

I designed MePlusMe so that students can use it at any time they want and get tailored advice about the specific needs they have at that time. The advice is in the form of psychological and educational techniques presented as a package of animated videos.

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On self-harm and a clinical example from my work

3 years ago
Self-Injury Awareness Day

Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD) is on the 1st of March. […] People are often puzzled as to how is it possible for this behaviour to take place, and I am often asked about this condition in casual conversations – why would anyone want to harm his/herself? As strange as it might seem for many, this behaviour can serve a function and so there are comprehensible reasons as to why it occurs. […] To help explain how self-harm behaviour can arise, I’ll relate an example from my clinical work.

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Explaining postnatal depression using excerpts from Adele’s interview in Vanity Fair

3 years ago
Postnatal depression

One in every 10 women experience postnatal depression within a year after they give birth. This type of depression develops gradually and consists of the usual symptoms, such as feeling low, being tired, lack of enjoyment, difficulties with sleep and concentration, and avoiding others.

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On eating disorders, with a clinical example from my work

3 years ago
Eating Disorders Awareness Week

February 27th is the first day of Eating Disorders Awareness week, which aims to make people aware of the impact that eating disorders can have on a person and what we can all do to support someone who is affected. […] Here, I briefly present an example of a client I worked with (JT) to help him overcome his binge eating disorder.

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About MePlusMe, and what members of the team have to say about it

3 years ago
Meplusme

iConcipio’s project is called MePlusMe. It was shortlisted from over 2400 other projects worldwide for the Falling Walls Young Innovator of the Year 2016 competition in Berlin. But, what is MePlusMe and why does this recognition matter? Let’s take a quick look at its story to date and hear from the people behind the project. […]

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What to do with unhelpful thoughts that get in your way – a cognitive defusion technique

3 years ago
anorexia nervosa

The way we think affects how we feel and how we behave. Yet, sometimes these thoughts are self-defeating and we allow them to act as barriers in our lives, making us feel miserable and dictating how we behave. For example, if you think that the friend you saw in the street this morning didn’t greet […]

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