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Cognitive therapy
Enhance your brain without drugs

Everybody wants to boost their cognitive performance. A recent research demonstrates an easy way to increase mental performance markedly without resorting to cognitive enhancing or sweating over hard mental exercises to strengthen your brain. Just eat …

Psychodynamic psychotherapy
5 techniques of Psychodynamic Therapy

“How does that make you feel?”

This question is probably quite familiar to you. It is the question most often used in pop culture to indicate or reference therapy. It is also the hallmark of psychodynamic therapy.

Ironically, this phrase th…

Cognitive therapy
What is Cognitive behavioral therapy and how it works

Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a short-term therapy technique that can help people find new ways to behave by changing their thought patterns.

Engaging with CBT can help people reduce stress, cope with complicated relationships, deal wi…

Visualisation
A Treasure Trove of Power Within You.

You may have heard people say, "If you believe it, you can do it." 


This truism is popular because of the power of your own subconscious mind. 

A belief can light a fire under us and enable us to do things that we …

Cognitive Psychology
Mental enhancement in today's culture

Yet another survey has revealed surprisingly large numbers of people using drugs to boost their mental powers. What should be done?

Psychodynamic psychotherapy
Understanding the Sacred elements from Within

In Transpersonal Psychotherapy, a major part of the process is identifying a clients ‘Soul Nature’.


This is an important aspect of the process because it allows the therapeutic practitioner to have the understanding of the clients stre…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
How To Relieve Anxiety and Panic Attacks In 10 Minutes Or Less

We have all experienced some form of anxiety in our lives, whether we're anxious about a job interview or going on a first date. Yet, for people with an anxiety disorder, this feeling leads to distress and meddles with their ability to live their life.…

Mindfulness
101 Self-Help Tips for When It All Feels Like Too Much

Perhaps you’ve had this feeling when everything seems like it’s too much. Sometimes there are days, weeks, months and even years when getting through the day, doing your job or getting out of bed feels unbearable for no particular reason. It might be d…

Cognitive-behavioral therapy
How to Unplug and Recharge Your Body and Mind Without Electro...

Recharging. It's something anybody with a mobile electronic device is familiar. We all know the routine, plug it in before you go to bed and wake up with a full charge. For the user, it's not always quite as simple.

While technology has become in…

Depression
When You Are Depressed, Create!

Depression doesn’t discriminate. Everyone is a potential target for it, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, geographical location, or income. We are all subject to its grasp, and remember, it’s not the same thing as sadness.

Sadness…
Psychology
A Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Identified Three Simple Steps...

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.

The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the

Mindfulness
Study shows mind-body approaches better than pain relievers f...

Cognitive behavioral therapy has been shown to be effective in treating chronic back pain, but it requires regular visits with a psychotherapist and can be expensive.

A team from the University of Washington designed a study to determine whether…

Cognitive-behavioral therapy
This Technique Should Be The Front Line Defense Against Insomnia

People with chronic insomnia should try cognitive behavioral therapy before medications, suggests a prominent group of U.S. doctors.

While the American College of Physicians (ACP) can’t say cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) outperforms medicatio…

Cognitive-behavioral therapy
Mindfulness-based stress reduction versus cognitive behavior ...

The most interesting things to be learned from a recent clinical trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction to cognitive behavior therapy for chronic back pain are not what the authors intend.

Noticing that some key information is missing from t…

Hermeticism
Reconciling Nondualism, Cognitive Therapy & Gurdjieff

It would seem that among the readers of Collective Evolution there is a very clear sense that “something is off” that germinated at an early age. This prompted a search amid dissatisfaction with conventional belief systems.

My good friend Michae…

Mindfulness
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy May Reduce Recurrent Depr...

Two co-authors of a new landmark paper discuss their findings that MBCT may be comparable to antidepressants in treating recurrent depression.

The largest meta-analysis to date of randomized controlled trials of mindfulness-based cognitive therap…

Neurotechnology
The Surprising Speed of Om: Meditation Benefits Your Body Sur...

Studies have suggested that meditation promotes brain activity,

Psychology
How to Change Your Life by Changing The Way You Think

After a lifetime of mistakes, mishaps, and missed deadlines, is it any wonder that adults with ADHD suffer dangerously low self-esteem and perpetually negative thoughts? Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term, goal-oriented form of psychotherapy …

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Why Food Variety Is Important to Eating Disorder Recovery

In my work with clients with eating disorders, a primary goal for any diagnosis (whether anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, or other specified eating disorder, OSFED) is to increase the range of foods eaten. Research and my own c…

Mindfulness
Why Mental Health Disorders Emerge in Your Early 20s

There's a reason the image of the floundering, scared, shaky post-teen struggling to enter adulthood is a cliché. Between moving out of your parent's home, going to college and getting a job, lack of sleep, drugs, and unrestricted access to alcohol, be…

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
A Natural Fix for ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is now the most prevalent psychiatric illness of young people in America, affecting 11 percent of them at some point between the ages of 4 and 17. The rates of both diagnosis and treatment have increased …

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Scientists Discover a Simple Lifestyle Change is a Natural Fi...

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is now the most prevalent psychiatric illness of young people in America, affecting 11 percent of them at some point between the ages of 4 and 17. The rates of both diagnosis and treatment have increased so much…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Changing Your Life Is Easier Than You Think — Psychologist's ...

When Sheryl Sandberg’s husband died unexpectedly two years ago, she was devastated. In her new book , coauthored with organizational psychologist Adam Grant, Sandberg recounts her process of discovering resilience in the face of loss and upheaval.

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Psychology
Why People Under 35 Are So Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.

Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y.

I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group—I call …

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