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The Growth Mindset

What Mindset are we promoting? “Talent isn’t passed down in genes it’s passed on in mindset “ – Carol Dweck, Ph.D. If you’re at all familiar with the materials about raising kids and building their self-esteem, you have likely come into contact with the concept of praise. It’s good to praise kids isn’t it? After

Self-Compassion

Self compassion is treating yourself in the kind way you would treat a dear and respected friend. Research has found that at the root of self-esteem, a critical variable is self-compassion, and not self-confidence as many of us would think. So, why aren’t we more self-compassionate to ourselves since it would likely make us feel

How To Deal With Difficult Emotions

Dealing with difficult emotions with RAIN Learning how to deal with difficult emotions can be challenging, but RAIN can help you work through these emotions. RAIN is an acronym for the four steps in the process. Taken from the mindfulness tradition, this tool can help you focus and work through the confusion and stress of

CBT Study For Specific Phobia of Vomiting (Emetophobia)

A Randomised Controlled Trial of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy or a waiting list for treating a Specific Phobia of Vomiting (emetophobia) abcda Lori Riddle-Walker , David Veale , Cynthia Chapman , Frank Ogle , Donna Rosko , efga Sadia Najmi , Lana M. Walker , Pete Maceachern , Thomas Hicks a Argosy University, San Diego Campus,

High Anxiety – Consumer Reports Magazine

The most widely used tranquilizer in America is more addictive than Valium – and is often less effective than nondrug treatments for anxiety. The woman we’ll call Rachel G. – now age 31 – had experienced attacks of anxiety since she was a child. But those occasional incidents did not prevent her from marrying and

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