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The Thing About Pain

We all know about pain. And we all can possibly agree that there are many different kinds of pain. We all experience all sorts of different kinds of pain throughout our life. Some we can put up with, some we can’t. Some feel very threatening, some we can ignore. Some go away on their own, some do not. Much

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Gambling – Is It Becoming a Problem for You?

Problem gambling has been defined as ‘gambling to a degree that compromises, disrupts or damages family, personal or recreational pursuits’. In particular, it can lead to health issues, relationships breaking down, difficulties with debt, crimes being committed and thoughts of suicide and even suicide itself. Gambling-related harm affects the individuals concerned, but also their families, employers, communities and wider society.

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7 Tips to Help with Chronic Fatigue

If you’ve been looking for a remedy to your Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) or more commonly, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), you’ll probably be realising by now that there’s something other than just the physical symptoms involved. Exhaustion and fatigue are the common companions of high stress living, which may or may not be obvious to you. So if you really want

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Surviving bereavement and other losses

Grief following bereavement is something that humans have always experienced – as demonstrated by quotes of philosophers of the ancient world. Yet for the individual experiencing grief, this knowledge does not make the experiencing any easier.
In fact, it may be that, in modern times – with families spread further apart geographically and with many people not looking to religious

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Which Personality Type Are You?

Warriors, Settlers and Nomads are the three personality-types that eminent professional therapist Terence Watts describes in his book ‘Warriors, Settlers and Nomads’ – published in 2000.
Of course, in our ancient past, our ancestors were all nomads – moving across the earth as the seasons changed. Later, people made settlements and developed the use of agriculture, working together in a

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