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How to thrive in uncertain times

Posted November 7th 2012, by Psychologies

Do you feel despair when headlines bombard you with bad news? Uncertainties about the economy and unemployment rates may be overwhelming. Yet you can flourish despite not knowing what to expect. Dan Gardner, author of Future Babble, explains how you can change your thinking to cope with uncertainty. Understand your craving for certainty. We naturally […]

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Why do I talk to myself?

Posted November 5th 2012, by Psychologies

Why do we talk aloud to ourselves? Whether at home or out and about, self-talk can become an embarrassing habit. Tamsin, 41, has always spoken to herself in a negative way. After making a mistake, she would often criticise herself out loud for being stupid or clumsy. During a therapy session, the therapist asked: ‘Who told […]

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How to let go

Posted November 2nd 2012, by Psychologies

If you lack enough resources to embark on an ‘Eat Pray Love’ odyssey to spiritual enlightenment, Spirit Junkie author Gabrielle Bernstein offers an alternative: everyday spirituality that you can achieve in three steps. Get focused Unfocused desires bring unfocused results. Take romance: without clarifying what you want out of a date, you will continue to […]

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Controlling bad sleep habits

Posted October 25th 2012, by Psychologies

Have you fallen into the bedtime trap of going to sleep later and later, with no control over your behaviour? If you are tired of your sleep pattern, here are four tips to help you end this exhausting habit. Some experts say that in order to develop a healthy sleep schedule, it is important to […]

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The economic crash: How are we coping?

Posted October 4th 2012, by Psychologies

By Genevieve Fox Four years on from the crash, many of us have felt the pinch. Economic forces as uncontrollable as the elements are changing the way we live. Many of us have had to think carefully about what we really value. But how are we coping? And is it possible that these changes could […]

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How to travel by Roman Krznaric

Posted August 1st 2012

Might there be more original and adventurous ways of taking a holiday?

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