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5 Ways to Rewire Your Anxious Brain

By BreezeMaxWeb | Mar 6, 2020
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There are different strategies that will help a person rewire their brain and while working hard and thinking positive thoughts may help, they are not the only approaches and other pathways need to be activated to create new neural networks within the brain. The key is to repeatedly align your beliefs, feelings, vision and actions,…

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How Psychological First Aid Can Be An Effective Solution To Reduce PTSD

By BreezeMaxWeb | Feb 5, 2020

Post-traumatic stress disorder is not a condition exclusive to individuals that have experienced a terrorist attack or natural disaster. PTSD is a mental health condition that develops after a traumatic event; whether the individual witnessed it or experienced it themselves. If you or someone close to you is struggling with PTSD, you may feel powerless…

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The‌ ‌Essence‌ ‌of‌ ‌Contentment:‌ ‌How‌ ‌ Acceptance‌ ‌Promotes‌ ‌Happiness‌

By BreezeMaxWeb | Jan 31, 2020
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Being content with what you have is a major key to happiness. We’ve all heard that saying, but have you ever taken a step back to fully understand what contentment is? What Is Contentment? Contentment is being happy with the things that you have, where you are in life, and who you are. It is…

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To Get the Right Trauma Diagnosis, Context Is Key

By BreezeMaxWeb | Dec 12, 2019
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The effects of trauma have come to the foreground in the past few years. Psychologists and other health professionals are broadening their understanding of trauma and what it may mean and look like for survivors. Various factors, such as timing and occurrence, will result in different diagnoses and treatments for patients. As a result of…

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How Family Therapy Is Effective In Improving Family Bonding and Relationships

By BreezeMaxWeb | Nov 26, 2019
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Relationships are laborious, and take consistent efforts from each party to help the bond grow and work through difficult situations together. However, relationships may need additional, outside support to restore or rebuild a bond that has found itself off-course. Family therapy is a form of group psychotherapy that works to understand the family, its strengths,…

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How Marriage and Family Therapists Can Help You Through a Divorce

By BreezeMaxWeb | Nov 12, 2019
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Marriages may be made in heaven but divorce is unfortunately human-made. Statistics say that over the last 30 years, nearly 50% of first marriages in North America have ended in divorce. There are many reasons at play here: personality differences, cultural disparity, level of education, financial strain, health disorders, differences in religious beliefs and family…

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Four Tips To Follow To Ensure You Get The Most Out Of Your Counselling Session

By BreezeMaxWeb | Oct 17, 2019
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Even if it doesn’t feel quite like it, booking your first counselling session is an act of courage for you to be proud of. Counselling is an excellent and practical approach to help individuals combat any issues or concerns they have in their lives with effective coping mechanisms. In work and family-filled week, a counselling…

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Identifying The Differences Between Depression and Anxiety Disorder

By BreezeMaxWeb | Oct 7, 2019
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Anxiety and depression are two completely different mental health conditions. Each of the two has differentiating causes, however, their symptoms seem to overlap and treatments are quite similar. It is highly common for an individual to have both anxiety and depression disorders simultaneously. However, it’s crucial to get a correct diagnosis and understand how the…

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Reduce Stress and Improve Health Through Body Meditation

By BreezeMaxWeb | Apr 22, 2017
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Body Meditation: The Best Way to Reduce Stress and Improve Health. Doctors everywhere agree: To improve health, you must reduce stress. So today, I’ll share how Body Meditation is used in my psychology practice. And I’ll show how it can help you, too. The Body is my greatest teacher and guiding body-based meditations is a…

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Ease Depression Now With Your Body

By BreezeMaxWeb | Apr 18, 2017
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Ease Depression Now: How to Alleviate Anxiety and Depression with Your Body. Recently, I was interviewed for the Body and Psychotherapy Summit. There, I addressed a common concern: How can I ease depression now, in my day-to-day life?  Can I learn to relax and release anxiety? These questions are so important to our overall health. …

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