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Halloween – Unveiling Your Personal Masks

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Tess O'Leary | October 28 2016 | | Tags:
Personal Masks

Halloween is upon us! It’s a fun time to dress up as someone else and wear a mask to be a different person. However, for some people, it can often feel as though they are wearing personal masks in their everyday lives; their professional masks in work, their social masks with their friends and loved […]

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Healthy Technology Use for Better Sleep

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Nicola Keane | October 25 2016 | | Tags: , ,
Technology at Bedtime

Technology such as mobile phones and tablets have become indispensable tools in the way we live our lives. They help us to work efficiently, to stay in touch with friends and family and to keep up to date on the world around us.  For many of us, they are within reach at all times, including […]

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Psychological Impact of Excessive Exercising

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Nicola Keane | October 21 2016 | | Tags: , ,
Runner in Chicago by Kyle Cassidy

For some of us, it may be hard to find the time to fit in our daily exercise regimen. However, there are some people that find time to exercise no matter what. Although exercise has many benefits, there can be some downfalls associated to excessive exercising. It’s important to make sure you know your limit […]

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Noticing and Preventing Cyber-bullying

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Nicola Keane | October 19 2016 | | Tags: ,
cyber-bullying

Technology has become a big part of everyday life for most people. It has shown great benefits for the world, however often with great benefits come great downfalls. With an increasing number of people on social networking sites, the rate of cyber-bullying has also increased. ‘Cyber-bullying’ is when someone is harassed, threatened or humiliated by […]

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Food – Therapeutic Benefits of Cooking

food

Cooking is a basic skill for daily life and can provide many therapeutic benefits. These include stress relief, the ability to plan and organise, enhanced self-esteem and a sense of accomplishment. Culinary therapy is now a form of therapeutic intervention at various mental health clinics. It is a form of treatment for a wide range […]

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Exercise Motivation during Winter

Exercise Motivation

With the winter months looming, we will soon start to see the temperatures plummet and the days becoming shorter. After a long day at work, all you might what to do is go home and cozy up in front of a nice warm fire. However, there is another way to stay warm this winter – […]

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Are You Addicted to Social Media?

Social Media Addiction

How often do you check Snapchat? Instagram? Do you rely solely on Facebook to keep up to date with the lives of distant family and friends? Social media has become a ubiquitous feature of our daily lives . Social networking sites and apps have the potential to greatly enhance our lives in a number of […]

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Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Living with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, degenerative brain disorder that mainly affects memory and other important cognitive functions like reasoning, decision-making, and language among others. It is not a normal part of aging, but is the most common form of dementia in older people. Alzheimer’s disease is usually diagnosed after the age of 60. However, symptoms […]

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Are you Ready for Sex?

Are You Ready to Have Sex?

It can be a daunting prospect on whether or not you are ready to take your relationship to the next level. It can seem as if everyone has an active and fruitful sex life. Whereas you might be a bit more hesitant. It is important to understand that this is completely normal! Deciding to take […]

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Good Stress vs Bad Stress

Good Stress vs Bad Stress

Stress is something that we have all experienced. As humans, we naturally strive to maintain homeostasis. This is a state in which all of our biological processes have stability and equilibrium. This equilibrium is essential for our survival so when it is disturbed, our bodies naturally take action to try to restore it. Stress response […]

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