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Articles category: Health

Jan

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Habit Breaking

IS THERE A QUICK WAY TO BREAKING A HABIT? A habit is any action that we have performed so often that it becomes almost an involuntary response imbedded in our unconscious mind. If we consider a habit to be undesirable then we may label it a “bad habit”. Our internal labelling or labels picked up […]…

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Jan

30

Removal of feelings of stress and tensions

STRESS MANAGEMENT Stress Management is an important part of daily living for all of us. We all need stress in order to survive. Teams need it to perform well, and in the right doses, it can be very healthy, or even enjoyable. However, when stress becomes excessive it can be very damaging. It can harm: […]…

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Jan

30

Unhealthy Beliefs

HOW CAN UNHEALTHY NEGATIVE BELIEFS AFFECT OUR MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH? Unhealthy negative beliefs “People are not disturbed by events but by the view they hold about them.” (Joseph,2009) How can unhealthy negative beliefs affect our mental and physical health? Do you sometimes make statements similar to these? “I have to lose some weight otherwise […]…

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Jan

30

Sexual Probems

COMMON SEXUAL PSYCHOSOMATIC PROBLEMS The primary characteristic in this category is the impairment in normal sexual functioning. This can refer to an inability to perform or reach an orgasm, painful sexual intercourse, a strong repulsion of sexual activity, or an exaggerated sexual response cycle or sexual interest. Medical cause must be ruled out first. Sexual […]…

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Jan

30

Weight Control

THE BEST WAY TO DIET IS THROUGH YOUR HEALTHY THINKING. Is it physical or mental matter? I am sure that you are aware of the fact that excessive weight is not just physical problem which can be resolved by going to the gym regularly or taking up an active sport. Most of us do know […]…

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Jan

30

Phobias

WHAT IS A SPECIFIC PHOBIA, PHOBIC LIKE PHENOMENA OR FEAR? The current DSM IV definition of specific phobia is: 1) Marked and persistent fear that is excessive or unreasonable, cued by the presence or anticipation of a specific object or situation (e.g. flying, heights, animals, receiving an injection). 2) Exposure to the phobic stimulus which […]…

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Jan

29

Pain Management

WHAT AFFECTS OUR PERCEPTION OF PAIN? What is pain? Pain is an individual perception of our physical or mental experience, which can cause distress or even disturbance. It is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage (IASP,1992) There are two pain categories […]…

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