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Eliminate Self-Defeating Behaviors

Eliminate Self-Defeating Behaviors

Eliminate Self-Defeating Behaviors Promote Healthy Life Giving Behaviors Using Your Personality Strengths What Are Self-Defeating Behaviors  Self-defeating behaviors are on-going unhealthy negative patterns of behaviors such as the following:  stress reactions, negative binge thinking, smoking, self-medicating, substance abuse, poor nutrition, overweight, inactive lifestyle, emotional eating, poor sleep hygiene, toxic relationships, co-dependency, anger, perfectionism, Type A…

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Stress Risk Autoimmune diseases

Stress and Risk for Autoimmune Diseases

Stress and Risk for Autoimmune Diseases: Long-term psychological stress can deteriorate multiple bodily systems. Stress hormone levels are elevated and the autonomic nervous system (ANS) becomes dysregulated resulting in impairment of immune system functioning.   Stress can lead to increased autoimmune disease activity and trigger exacerbations of autoimmune diseases or make individuals more prone to acquiring…

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Therapy for Depression

Therapy for Depression. How does it Help ?

How Does Psychotherapy Help Those with Depression? There are several scientifically proven approaches to therapy for depression that help people recover. These include cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and psychodynamic.  Psychotherapy for depression offers people the opportunity to identify the factors that contribute to their depression and to deal effectively with the psychological, behavioral, cognitive, emotional, interpersonal, and…

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Free Yourself From Depression

Free Yourself From Depression

Freedom from Depression Essential Practices for Lasting Freedom from Depression The true source of healing from depression comes from within—not from medications. Yet when depression drains away your hope, vitality, confidence, and power, how can you find the energy to help yourself? Advanced clinical research in mind-body psychotherapies promote new and empowering healing approaches for…

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Resilient You

Resilient You

Every day and every moment gives you an opportunity to start over and be resilient. You are resilient and are capable to withstand and recover quickly from difficult conditions. You may not think so, but that is just your conditioned thought patterns. Conditioned thought patterns & core beliefs result in conditioned patterns of responding: actions…

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