Tag Archives: self-help

The Self-Compassion Guide

The Self-Compassion Guide

All of us face struggles, disappointments and losses. We all experience sadness, regrets, and failures. After all, it is these experiences that make us human. Hopefully, we can use these experiences to help us grow and adapt. Unfortunately, many individuals allow these experiences to bring them down. They begin to punish themselves; viewing themselves in a negative light and are unable to feel empathy for themselves, forgive themselves, and accept and love themselves

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Can’t Sleep? 10 Tips to Sleep Better

Can’t Sleep? 10 Tips to Sleep Better

I have a confession to make: I am not a morning person. On top of that, I have been a graduate student for a very long time (grey hairs are increasing), so I am not so accustomed to the whole Monday to Friday nine to five life. I know, I know, I’ve had it easy. All of that is now changing (I expect zero sympathy from any of you).

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Changing your behaviours Part II: How to increase acceleration behaviours

Changing your behaviours Part II: How to increase acceleration behaviours

In Part I of this series on changing behaviours, I outlined a few strategies on how to reduce unwanted behaviours. In Part II, I will focus on how to increase acceleration behaviours. With acceleration behaviours, the key is the desire to increase the frequency of behaviours we deem to be adaptive and important (e.g. exercising, finishing homework, eating vegetables, etc.).

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