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Discounting the positives

 Discounting the Positives Do you tend to only see the”bad” things you do? Are you unable to see the positive contributions you make to society? You may be engaging…

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Are Your Thoughts Generally Positive, or Negative?

Depression 10 Mental Filter

 Depression 10 Mental Filter Why we tend to filter out the positives in a situation and focus on the negatives. Also how to combat this tendency. Pessimism as a…

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STOP USING LABELS

Depression Series 8 Labelling

 Depression Series 8 Labelling How to effectively deal with the cognitive distortion of labelling   Do you “Do You Call Yourself Nasty Names?” “We are our own worst critics.”…

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It’s Gonna Be Baaaaaaaad…

How to deal with the Cognitive Distortion of "Jumping to Conclusions"

 Depression 7 Jumping to Conclusions How to deal with the Cognitive Distortion of “Jumping to Conclusions”   Do you “Jump to Conclusions?” I’ve been guilty of “Jumping to Conclusions”…

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Negative Thinking and Depression #2: Dealing with Persistent Negative Self-Talk

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 Depression 6 The Big 3 “A discussion of the cognitive distortion of All-or-Nothing Thinking.”   Negative Self-Talk: The Poison Within I care greatly about reducing depression and anxiety for…

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Depression : A Thinking Problem

Depression : A Thinking Problem

 Depression as a Thinking Problem “How we can treat depression by changing our thinking”   How Thoughts Affect Our Mood When we’re thinking unhappy thoughts, we will be unhappy….

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The Chemical Basis of Depression

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 The Chemical Basis of Depression “A brief discussion of why we become depressed, from a brain chemistry standpoint.” How Brain Chemistry Affects Mood Make no mistake, whether you use…

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How do you know if you’re depressed? Instalment #3

 Depression #3     “How do you know if you’re depressed?” My Journey With Depression: Instalment #3 Are You Depressed? When I have medical questions, I often check in with…

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My Journey with Depression

My Journey with Depression

 Depression #2     “A brief look at my journey with depression.” Depression Sets in: The Depth of Despair This is the second blog in a series on depression, particularly…

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Depression: The Silent Killer

 Depression Intro     “Struggling with Depression? Let me share with you what I do in order to overcome mine..” The Reality of Depression It’s been many months since I’ve…

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