5 Tips For Dealing With A Loved One Experiencing Depression

Nearly everyone experiences nervousness, a sense of worry or sadness at times, but for some people these feelings become a part of day-to-day life and can really affect one’s daily functioning. Anxiety disorders affect around 14% of the adult population every year, while depression affects around six percent of the adult population annually. As troubling as anxiety and depression can be for its sufferers, sometimes it’s not easy watching a loved one go through it, while you sit on the outside, feeling somewhat helpless. You might feel tempted to dig until you uncover the truth so you can help, but…

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Importance of listening in counseling

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” -Bryant H McGill As counselors, listening intently is the first step towards understanding, assessing and guiding the client. They know that listening is not about understanding the words of the questions asked, but to understand why the question was asked in the first place. It shows a genuine desire to be with someone, which in turn both heals and builds trust in your client. We are aware about the ‘healing’ ability of just talking to someone who listens without judgment. Even if they…

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10 Ways to Deal With Difficult People

We all have people in our lives who make us feel just downright happy when we are around them. They are easy to be around, they share your interests, they are kind and thoughtful, and you respect them. You can categorise them as your “happy people”. Most of the people you choose to be in your life, your friends for example, belong to this category As much as we want happy people in our lives, it often happens that difficult people appear in our circle to gum up the works. In fact, some of those difficult people can be right…

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10 Easy & Effective Ways To Improve Mental Health

You often come across people talking about fitness, eating better, earning more and spending more time with friends and family, but very few people take the time to sit down and reflect upon one of the most important aspects of their lives: the state of their mental health. All human beings have the potential to become great leaders & leading a healthy lifestyle. However, sometimes daily challenges and unforeseen circumstances can build walls that alter the path of our missions. Read below to understand the first steps to improving your mental health, and your long-term career and leadership success. 1.…

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20 Tips to Overcome Procrastination with Ease

We get amazed when people finish all their tasks and still have time to do several different activities (gym, dance lessons, etc). Neither are they blessed with more time, nor with some unnatural powers. So how are these people able to stay so organized? Are they better than us? Honestly, there is no secret. These are people who are able to overcome procrastination and make the most of the time. They know when to work, when to have fun & when to shut down. Wish to be as productive as them? Here’s a list of 20 ways in which you…

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10 ways to get through a break-up fast

The aftermath of a breakup can shake you right to your core. You feel cold & empty, and despair disguises itself as a sinking feeling in your stomach that just won’t go away, nor will the many unanswered questions floating around in your head: Why me? What did I do wrong? Why doesn’t he love me anymore? Maybe you saw it coming; maybe you didn’t. So the breakup has happened. Now it’s time for the break-over! Here are 10 ways to get through a break-up: 1) Hope = no recovery from breakups The main reason people accept the death of…

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