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CBT for children

CBT for Children: 14 Ways Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Benefit Kids

17 Jun 2019
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Helping children become aware of the ways in which thoughts can influence emotions and behavior is one of the most valuable lessons we can bequeath. At a time when social, cognitive and emotional development is expeditious, reframing counterproductive thinking and the beliefs that und
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Benefits of self-awareness

Top 11 Benefits of Self-Awareness According to Science

16 Jun 2019
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So many humans are walking around this planet unaware of the impact they have on the people around them. Within each of us is a tremendous capacity to affect change. Yet, too many of us simply react to the creations of others. Being self-aware and practicing daily reflection and intro
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Benefits of CBT

The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression

15 Jun 2019
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is considered to be one of the most rapid therapies there is when it comes to getting quick results. CBT is both brief and time-limited in comparison to other types of therapy. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy is based upon the idea that our thoughts, no
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The Importance, Benefits, and Value of Goal Setting

The Importance, Benefits, and Value of Goal Setting

14 Jun 2019
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How often do you set goals? How often do you revisit your list? We all know that setting goals is important, but we don’t often realize how important they are as we continue to move through life. Goal setting does not have to be boring. There are many benefits and advantages to
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ACT Worksheets

21 ACT Worksheets and Ways to Apply Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

14 Jun 2019
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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a “third-wave” cognitive behavioral intervention aimed at enhancing our psychological flexibility (Hayes et al., 2006). Rather than suppress or avoid psychological events, ACT is based on the belief that acceptance and mindfulness are more ad
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strength finding tests

7 Strength Finding Tests and Questionnaires You Can Do Today

07 Jun 2019
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If someone asked you to define yourself, what would your answer be? Strengths are inherent potentials that influence our thoughts, emotions, and actions. They define who we are and determine our uniqueness. Wisdom, courage, perseverance, and humility are a few instances of the qualiti
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why is compassion important

20 Reasons Why Compassion Is So Important in Psychology

07 Jun 2019
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Compassion is as vital to life as the air we breathe. For in the absence of compassion, how many benevolent, selfless and heroic deeds would have happened throughout history? Imagine a world without Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., St. Francis of Assisi, Nelson Mandela, Mahatma
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Benefits of Psychotherapy

7 Interesting Science-Based Benefits of Psychotherapy

05 Jun 2019
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Historically mental illness has been ‘treated’ in a host of dangerous and sometimes horrifying ways. Around 7000 years ago trepanation was the treatment de jour. It was thought that mental illness was caused by evil spirits and could be cured by drilling small holes into the brain. Wh
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