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Being home so much adds to the pressure for many. For those who are anxious quiet time is always hardest. There’s too much time to think. The mind goes back over every little thing and finds how we got it wrong, what people must have thought, how stupid we must seem, and so on. I used to be able to…
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Top 10 questions about online therapy. With the extra stress of Covid-19 there are so many already anxious people now experiencing bad feelings at a higher level. Mind racing, taking ages to fall asleep, angry, irritable, feeling antsy and unable to sit still, there signs of stress/anxiety are a lot worse right now for lots of people. While they might…
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While online therapy works as well as in person for people who like it, there are other options right now. A more basic level of support can even be gained for free from Apps. The NHS in the UK lists ones that meet basic mental health standards. You can check them out here: https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/ I particularly like that there are…
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The constant rushing from what we do, to the next thing we do, is interrupted. When we’re rushing from work to hobby to home, we can keep ourselves too busy and distracted to live with any true intention. Huge numbers of people are facing a discomfort about life right now, not just the stress of Covid 19, but about having…
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Good options for trauma and PTSD. Always nice to see research on what's most effective for treating trauma and PTSD. Here's the bottom line from research published this year: "Conclusions. EMDR and TF-CBT appear to be most effective at reducing symptoms and improving remission rates in adults with PTSD. They are also effective at sustaining symptom improvements beyond treatment endpoint."…
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