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Self-control during adolescence predicts the tendency to forgive others in adulthood, study finds

By Eric Dolan “I am interested in the predictive power of personality change. Research has consistently demonstrated that personality traits such as conscientiousness or trait self-control predict important life outcomes including education, work and relationship success, well-being, health, and longevity,” explained study author Mathias Allemand, an assistant professor at the University of Zurich. “Moreover, there …

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Listening to happy or sad music before bed could be beneficial to sleep quality

By Emily Manis Do you ever listen to music before bed? That might be helping to keep you well rested. A new study published in Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain suggests that listening to music, whether it be happy or sad, can improve sleep quality and well-being. Poor sleep is something many adults struggle with, …

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Self-talk and mental imagery improve young tennis players’ serve performance – Study

By Beth Ellwood June 30, 2022 in Cognitive Science A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology adds to a body of research suggesting that mental strategies can improve tennis performance among professional athletes. Among a group of young tennis players, a combination of goal-directed self-talk and motor imagery was most beneficial for …

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Anxiety…What Is Anxiety?

  Persistent feelings of worry, uneasiness, fear, or apprehension. Symptoms of anxiety often include physical tension and mood swings. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a form of anxiety that typically occurs after a traumatic or stressful life event (e.g., loss of a loved one, car accident, rape, combat, etc.) Social Anxiety is characterized by constant …

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What is counselling

  Counselling is a helping process that assists individuals to get access to a greater part of their personal resources, as a means of responding to the challenges of their life. In counselling, specific skills and techniques are used to help clients become more competent, more contented and more creative. Counselling does NOT deal primarily …

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