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What impact does bullying have on mental health?

Bullying is a common issue that can be defined as behaving negatively towards other people with the intention to cause harm. Of course, not every interaction we have with everyone will be positive, but bullying has specific characteristics. It is repetitive, hostile in nature, and characterised by an imbalance in power between the bully andContinue reading “What impact does bullying have on mental health?”

Intrusive Thoughts & Mental Health

What are intrusive thoughts? We can all, from time to time, experience intrusive thoughts. These are unwanted, and sometimes distressing, ideas, memories, and images that enter our mind randomly and cause disruption. The content of such thoughts can vary, and therefore, so does the level of distress caused. There are different types of intrusive thoughts.Continue reading “Intrusive Thoughts & Mental Health”

Perfectionism and low self-esteem

How does perfectionism and low self-esteem work together? Perfectionism is observed when a person sets themselves very high standards, which are often difficult to meet. When the standards are inevitably not met, this can lead to feelings of failure. In turn, this can result in low self-esteem and feeling anxious and depressed.  Alternatively, the veryContinue reading “Perfectionism and low self-esteem”

Lapses in motivation and how to boost it

By Eleanor Holmes Motivation is the internal mechanism that pushes us forward with our goal-orientated behaviours. However, from time time, we all experience lapses in motivation. During these lapses, it can seem difficult to carry out our usual tasks, especially when confronted with a long list of things to complete. Whether related to work, ourContinue reading “Lapses in motivation and how to boost it”

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