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In Stress and Coping

Three tips for listening to anger

Have you ever wondered why you get angry? According to psychologist Daniel Goleman, … emotions are, in essence, impulses to act, the instant plans for handling life that evolution has instilled in us. Goleman argues that anger causes blood to flow to your hands, making it easier for you to strike an enemy or hold a weapon. Your heart rate speeds up and a rush of hormones, including adrenaline, to create a surge of energy strong enough to take “vigorous action.”…

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In Stress and Coping

How to deal with depression after divorce?

Divorce is a common stressor linked to an increased risk for poor long-term physical and mental health, and yet few studies have evaluated interventions that could lessen these negative health effects. In my stress management workshops, I very often work with people that are experiencing situational depression all the time. The biggest difference between situational depression and clinical depression is that situational depression is caused by a loss like death or divorce. Most people going through divorce experience some degree of…

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The Solving Life’s Problems Workbook

The Solving Life’s Problems Workbook offers you a self-help way to acquire skills necessary at the moments when you are experiencing difficulties in your life and reacting to the events with symptoms of depression, anxiety, and/or anger. This workbook is aimed at equipping you with tools that will help you manage your life through controlling your emotions and thoughts. All the tools proposed in this workbook are grounded on the principles of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Problem-Solving Therapy (PST) that…

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