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Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughts

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughtsThere are a number of helpful ways to change how you think about anxiety provoking situations. One of the ways is to think of the anxious thoughts as incorrect predictions or assumptions about future events which are based upon unhelpful evidence from your past experiences.  Approaches similar

Sleep’s memory role discovered – Psychotherapy and Counselling News

Sleep’s memory role discoveredThe mechanism by which a good night’s sleep improves learning and memory has been discovered by scientists.The team in China and the US used advanced microscopy to witness new connections between brain cells – synapses – forming during sleep.Their study, published in the journal Science, showed even intense training could not make up

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Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggests

Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggestsSleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests.In mice, prolonged lack of sleep led to 25% of certain brain cells dying, according to a study in The Journal of Neuroscience.If the same is true in humans, it

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What are Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety DisordersThe term Anxiety disorder is a collective term for a group of disorders that share anxiety-related symptoms. Each individual anxiety disorder refers to a set of anxiety symptoms and specific anxiety triggers.  All anxieties sufferers have an excessive fear or discomfort that is out of proportion to the situation, and which is something that

Anxiety can be turned into positive excitement

[fblikesend]Anxiety can be turned into positive excitementOriginal article by Philip ChardIf you’ve ever grappled with anticipatory anxiety, you’ve probably been told there is one primary approach you should take: calm down.Seems logical. If you are wired before giving a speech, taking a test or going on that first date, the reasonable antidote would seem obvious. Offset

Don’t Feel Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy Enough

[fblikesend]Don’t Get Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy EnoughSome people may actually find themselves feeling more depressed and anxious when they try then fail to be as happy as they think they should be.  There is plenty of research to suggest that thinking more positively and feeling happier, more of the time, has numerous physical and mental health benefits,

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Research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the body

Research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the bodyEmotions adjust our mental and also bodily states to cope with the challenges detected in the environment. These sensations arising from bodily changes are an important feature of our emotional experiences. For example, anxiety may be experienced as pain in the chest, whereas falling in love

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Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugs | Psychotherapy Manchester

Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugsA line was crossed in 2005 as anti-depressant medication became the most widely prescribed class of drug in the USA. Here in England, the use of anti-depressants has risen to its highest ever level with 50 million prescriptions written last year. And yet a new meta-analysis finds that,

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Mindfulness Meditation Relieves Anxiety and Stress

[fblikesend]Scientists have learned that meditation can reduce anxiety by as much as 39 % while having also identified the brain areas involved.Zen masters and Buddhist monks, have recognized for a very long time that meditation is able to lower anxiety, however the mechanism has never been clear, until now.“Although we’ve known that meditation can reduce

Anxiety Disorder Treatment near Stockport

Anxiety Disorder Treatment near StockportNigel Magowan is a Manchester based psychotherapist who specialises in anxiety disorder treatment near Stockport.[fblikesend]What is an Anxiety Disorder? The term Anxiety disorder is really a general term for a group of disorders that share anxiety related symptoms.  The symptoms may be both psychological and physical in nature.  Each individual anxiety disorder

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