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About Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are a range of mental health conditions characterised by primary symptoms of anxiety. They are associated with marked distress affecting everyday functioning at work, social activities and home.

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What Is Anxiety?

Contrary to what you might think, a degree of anxiety is a normal part of everyday life. So how do you tell the difference between normal and abnormal anxiety?

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Surfing Your Thoughts: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

A form of meditation known as 'mindfulness' is steadily gaining popularity for treating mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety - and preventing relapses of these illnesses.

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Pursuing Happiness

Happy people are resilient people. Once the skills and attributes of resilience are mastered, it follows that happiness won't be far behind.

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Best Foot Forward

When it comes to moving forward with our lives after setbacks and tough times, it helps to start the way we want to finish. Our intentions are only as great as our follow-through; our ideas are only as good as our implementation of them.

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Making A Molehill Out Of A Mountain

Our response to adversity shapes us. As Daniel Gottman says in his book Emotional Intelligence, 'If people feel there is something they can do in a catastrophic situation, some control they can exert, no matter how minor, they fare better emotionally ...

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Let It Be

Setbacks, loss and crisis give rise to some powerful negative emotions. Resilience helps us to stay afloat in this surging sea instead of sinking to the depths.

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Adversity, Meet Resilience

What is resilience and how can it help me in everyday life?

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Diabetes And Depression

It seems unfair – but people with diabetes are at increased risk of developing depression.

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Thinking About Thinking About Changing?

If you know you need to make a change, then you have already started changing. But what mental processes are involved when we consider making changes to our lives?

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Out With The Old, In With The New

Throughout Depression Management we've covered a number of coping techniques that help you manage depression. But the reality is that if other unhelpful behaviours are occurring, then the effectiveness of your various strategies will be greatly reduced.

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SMART Goal Setting

When it comes to goal setting, you want to set yourself up to succeed.

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Breakthrough Thinking

Sometimes it can be difficult to generate the kind of positive thinking that helps wash away recurring, distressing thoughts. Here are some prompts you might be able to use when you're struggling to break through dark thoughts.

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Thought Diary

Using a Thought Diary can help retrain your brain.

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Consider Yourself A Friend

You're generally patient, tolerant and supportive with your friends, right? So do you treat yourself just as well?

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