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the fight or flight response system

It is associated with the following physical and mental changes:
– Mind becomes alert
– Blood clotting ability increases, preparing the body for possible injury… 141 more words

Origins of Dr Aaron Beck's Theory of Depression

Beck thought Depression was anger turned inwards (self-critical)
– He had noticed the Masochistic nature of dreams of depressed patients
Experiment – do they need to be punished or approved of by the therapist… 68 more words

IDEAS FOR PARENTS TO USE EVERY DAY WITH THEIR CHILDREN

IDEAS TO USE EVERY DAY:
– Tell your child what they are doing well
– NOT What they cannot do
– Tell them how they are improving at something or are really trying… 153 more words

Bad/fake friends are people who...

- Ask us for a lot of favours such as lending them toys or homework, without doing much for us in return
– Make fun of us… 61 more words

Real friends are people who...

- Make us feel good about ourselves
– Compliment us
– Tell us the truth
– May ask for a favour but also do favours in return… 40 more words

Stage fright - the performer who thought he couldn't perform

Read/listen to his story @ What We Fear broadcast date: 23 May 2014
Mark Taylor | Canberra Psychologist

Anxiety: an illness that can be treated and, with the proper guidance, you can learn to manage it.

To help lower anxiety levels you might like to try:
– a stress-reducing activity such as meditation, walking or yoga.
– cutting down on caffeine… 26 more words