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CBT increases the chances of successful weight loss – two tips to try today

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can help you keep to a healthy eating regime, stick to a diet and achieve long-term weight loss. This is because it focuses on how you think and feel about yourself, and how you behave around food … Continue reading

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How saying “I don’t” increases your resistance to temptation.

New Year resolutions are being formulated, planned…… and dreaded! A piece of research shows that a simple change in the way you talk to yourself (your self-talk) when trying to stick to a new routine or behaviour can increase your … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: An exercise to try when the going gets busy

Ruby Wax has spoken and written a lot recently about her experience of mental illness – what she calls “a rollercoaster ride of depression” for most of her adult life. In her new book Ruby describes her quest to understand … Continue reading

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Music & mood – what’s on your playlist?

You probably have any number of playlists on your phone, your ipod, even on your mixtapes….. You may have a playlist for the gym, for walking the dog, for running, for working. These are all for when you’re doing something. … Continue reading

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“I know he thinks I’m stupid” – mind reading & other errors in our thinking

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) focuses on feelings, behaviour and thoughts – what are you really thinking, and how do you think? Some of the thoughts we have aren’t particularly helpful and can lower our mood. These so-called unhelpful thinking styles … Continue reading

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Tired of yo-yo dieting with no results? CBT can help

It’s a familiar pattern. Start a diet, stick to it really well, lose pounds, or even a stone or two and feel great. Then the old eating habits return, weight starts to go back on and sure enough, you’re back … Continue reading

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