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How can you stop yourself from procrastinating?

You have a deadline, whether it’s a report or a piece of homework, but instead of working you keep checking your Facebook profile for updates or chatting with your friends on Whatsapp. It is true that in this modern day and age social media have changed the way in which …

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7 Lessons from Pursuing Mental Health

Whether you have become dependent on medication, you are dealing with an eating disorder or you’re suffering from depression, finding your way on the road to better mental health can be an educational experience. But the overhaul may be filled with a lot of changes. The following are 7 lessons you can …

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4 ways to ease teen depression

Depression is devastating, especially among teens. However, only 1 teen in 5 is actually seeking treatment for their symptoms. Although exercise isn’t a cure-all, recent studies from the Journal of Sports and Exercise Psychology concluded that workouts that get your heart pumping may help boost your happiness. But you don’t need to …

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Is there a solution to phobias?

There is a wealth of information out there about phobias and what to do about them. You can review a list of all phobias and chances are you will find that one or two of them may apply to you. If you are a women chances are you have Arachnophobia, fear of spiders. Don’t …

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Why should you learn how to use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) combines the two psychological approaches that dominated the 20th century. The first half of the century saw the prevalence of Behaviourism, an approach that explains human behaviour in terms of the influence of the environment on the individual. It proposes that all behaviour is learnt and depends on previous experience. …

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The mechanisms of observational learning explained

The notion of learning through observation dates back to the later Middle Ages when master craftsmen employed apprentices to train in their trade. However, it is not until the 1970s when Albert Bandura, an American psychologist, developed a theory of how we learn to perform a behaviour through observation, what is known …

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