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Post-traumatic stress

Post-Traumatic Stress: Understanding What It Is

In order to understand post-traumatic stress (PTS), we must first understand what trauma is. Trauma is a type of injury that is so significant that,…
Is there hope, Africa

Mental Health in Africa: Influential Factors

Many countries in the world struggle with the state of mental health and mental health care. Issues that are of major concern are a lack…
Bringing It All together

Thoughts, Feelings and Actions: What’s the Connection?

Have you ever been angry? Never mind, that was a rhetorical question. So cast your mind back to a time you were angry. At that…
Reality

Reality and Imagination: Brain vs Mind

Your brain does not know the difference between reality and imagination. How is this even possible you ask? My brain is an intelligent, intricate organism,…
COVID-19 pandemic

COPING WITH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: IMPORTANT LESSONS

Another COVID-19 article? Yes, but this is not one that will talk about all the gloomy statistics surrounding the pandemic. You have the news agencies…
common cognitive distortion

10 Common Cognitive Distortions: Why Your Thoughts Can Be Dangerous

Cognitive distortions are negative thoughts/beliefs that create a false sense of reality. These thoughts tend to color the way we communicate with and understand people.…
Listening errors

7 Common Listening Errors: What did you say?

Did you know that there is a difference between hearing and listening? One is involuntary – once you have a working auditory system (ears, functioning…
Goals

How to Achieve Your Goals the SMART Way

So you need to lose weight. Don’t be offended by this statement, it’s just an example. But if this applies to you as it does…
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