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Money Issues

Stress | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | December 8 2017 | | Tags: , ,
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Money is a top cause of stress for most of us. Money issues can be overwhelming therefore negatively affecting an individual’s mental and physical health as well as having negative effects on a person’s relationships and family life. Some money issues are related to an individual’s own decisions, such as poor money management, lack of […]

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Winter Blues

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | December 6 2017 |
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The buzz and bliss of the summer is well and truly over. The evenings are long, dark and most likely cold and wet. Its no wonder we are all prone to the winter blues at some point or another. This is perfectly normal. However, sometimes we may find that these blues linger around for a […]

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How to Stop Doubting yourself

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | December 4 2017 | | Tags: , ,
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How to Stop Doubting yourself Everyone has times in their life when they feel inadequate and emotionally drained, but some of us feel that way more often than others. Many of us tend to focus on the negative events and unfortunate situations that have taken place throughout the day. Do you know what you want […]

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How to improve your work/life balance

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | November 29 2017 |
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You’ve finally arrived home after an 8-hour shift. Its Friday, so roll on the weekend! No sooner are you in the door, the phone begins to buzz. Have you finished the report? We need to schedule some meetings for next week. Can you have a think over the weekend of how we can pitch this […]

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High Expectations and Well-Being

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | November 28 2017 |
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High Expectations and Well-Being Expectations are our predictors of how we want things to go.  There are two sides to expectations- what we expect from others and what we expect from ourselves. And how we manage those expectations is critical to how we view our experiences and pursue our goals. High expectations can have a […]

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Your Authentic Self

Meaningful Life | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | November 23 2017 | | Tags:
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“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are”- Carl Jung. This quote sums up the importance of growing into your authentic self. Your authentic self is who you truly are as a person, regardless of your occupation, regardless of the influence of others, it is an honest representation of you. To […]

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Goal Setting

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | November 17 2017 | | Tags: ,
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Goal setting can be positive. Whether you are setting goals, for your career, relationship, family, or day-to-day, it is important to recognise what your objectives are to determine achievable goals. However, you need to know how to set goals to achieve them. Goal setting should begin with a lot of thought on what you want […]

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Psychology of Dreams

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | November 16 2017 | | Tags: ,
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To this day, science cannot fully explain what dreams are or why we have them. We pay little attention to the content of our dreams after we wake up, especially since our memory of the dream rapidly fades away as the day goes on. Dreams are associated with certain stages of sleep. The brain is […]

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The Benefits of Art Therapy

stress | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | November 13 2017 | | Tags: , , ,
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Art Therapy In our day to day lives, we are surrounded by art. Some people view it as a pastime whereas others have little interest in it. However, it is safe to say that art is a form of creative human expression. We may be surrounded by art, but we are also surrounded by stress! […]

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Stress and Self-Care

Stress | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | November 10 2017 | | Tags: , ,
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What is Stress? “A psychological and physical response of the body that occurs whenever we must adapt to changing conditions, whether those conditions be real or perceived, positive or negative”. Stress affects everyone in different ways. It affects how we feel and act. It can cause tiredness, negative thinking, as well as anxiety, frustration, anger, […]

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