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ACT intervention may be effective in reducing risk for cardiovascular disease

ACT intervention may be effective in reducing risk for cardiovascular disease | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
A controlled study published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic indicates the usefulness of a brief behavioral intervention targeting psychological risk factors for vascular disease.
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Free Therapy # 57: Chasing Happy | anewscafe.com

Free Therapy # 57: Chasing Happy | anewscafe.com | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult — once we truly understand ...
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How to Remould Your Brain With Neuroplasticity

How to Remould Your Brain With Neuroplasticity | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
You don't need to be a brain surgeon to know that it's important to exercise the old grey matter, particularly as you get older.
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Why being a workaholic can ruin your career

Why being a workaholic can ruin your career | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
News, style and advice for professional women through the filter of success
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This Trick Helps You Work Out 15% Longer Without Noticing

This Trick Helps You Work Out 15% Longer Without Noticing | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
For most of us, exercise is hard. It’s painful. And it’s generally not much fun. The reality: We need to do it anyway, especially those of us working toward a weight loss or fitness goal. But a new st
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Behavioral Science and Local Empowerment Are Needed to Help Solve the Ebola Crisis

Behavioral Science and Local Empowerment Are Needed to Help Solve the Ebola Crisis | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
The West African Ebola crisis is holding up a mirror to the world, and what it is reflecting back is worrisome. I was listening to the news reporting yesterday with a mixture of interest and horror. The horror was not just about what is going on in t...
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Public toilet phobia is real – and it’s believed to affect millions

Public toilet phobia is real – and it’s believed to affect millions | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
IT may seem like an unusual anxiety, but fear of using a public toilet may be a more common psychological condition than previously thought.
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Students learn coping strategies for back-to-school stress - The Sacramento Bee

Students learn coping strategies for back-to-school stress - The Sacramento Bee | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
Anxiety can be like a Chinese finger trap. Try to break free with panicky pulls and it’ll just get worse. But approach it with a calm mind and a bit of patience and you’ll be out in no time.
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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
Acceptance and commitment therapy for social anxiety disorder is one type of therapy used in treating SAD. Learn about the key concepts and therapy tools used in ACT for SAD.
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Accepting experiences and still living life | www.hometownfocus.us | Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Different Approach to Anxiety Disorders

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Different Approach to Anxiety Disorders | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
By Julia Cardoso Most coping techniques that teach people how to handle their abnormal anxieties focus on skills that reduce, replace, and avoid discomfort. These techniques are many that I have tried for my own anxiety including deep breathing, relaxing...
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Breaking down barriers: Insight into eating disorders

Breaking down barriers: Insight into eating disorders | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
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Anna Remen: Psychotherapy interventions also work

Anna Remen: Psychotherapy interventions also work | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
To the editor:
I have been following your coverage of the crisis of opioid overdoses in our community with
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Free Therapy # 56: The Meaning of My Pain | anewscafe.com

I am in pain.  I am not the only one. I feel like a self-absorbed baby even writing about it.  It is not “manly” to admit I hurt.  I know better of course.  I am well-acquainted with the heavy burden ...
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Television programmes praised over portrayal of mental health in storylines

Television programmes praised over portrayal of mental health in storylines | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
Glasgow Media Group finds the depiction of mental ill-health in shows such as Homeland is helping to change public attitudes
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Understanding Depression: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

WebMD describes depression as "a serious illness - just like diabetes or heart disease. Expecting positive thinking to cure depression is like expecting a
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OCD and Values

OCD and Values | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
When I talk or write about my son’s journey through severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, the topic of values often arises. Values are the things that are very important and meaningful to us. Examples include the people whom we love, our favorite activities,...
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'I was in hell - how much worse could the pain get?' - Telegraph

'I was in hell - how much worse could the pain get?' - Telegraph | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
In light of the warning about painkillers from the American Academy of Neurology, Maria Fitzpatrick explains how, after years of agony, she has stopped taking pills
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Pain Medicine News - Communication and Behavior of Physician Important in Managing Chronic Pain

Pain Medicine News - Communication and Behavior of Physician Important in Managing Chronic Pain | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
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A randomised controlled trial of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for psychosis: study protocol

A randomised controlled trial of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for psychosis: study protocol - up-to-the-minute news and headlines. 7thSpace is a online portal covering topics such as Family, Business, Entertainment, Headlines, Recipes and more. A place for the whole family featuring many different sections to chose from.
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When the Journey to Happiness Stalls, Try Focusing on Meaning

When the Journey to Happiness Stalls, Try Focusing on Meaning | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
If you find yourself bogged down on your path to happiness, it may be time to pause and refocus. Instead of tormenting yourself with, "Why can't I be happy?" you could try to be present with all the feelings you're having at this very mome...
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The building blocks of empathy, mindfulness and compassion: paving the way with Relational Frame Theory | Eric Morris, PhD

The building blocks of empathy, mindfulness and compassion: paving the way with Relational Frame Theory | Eric Morris, PhD | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
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Rikki May aims to help others through his honest account of mental health

First of all I’d like to thank the editors of The Galleon for the opportunity to share this story, and secondly a big thanks to the organisers of the recent University-wide Mental Health & Well-being day, where I was fortunate...
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Self-compassion battles homesickness

Self-compassion battles homesickness | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT | Scoop.it
The lack of self-compassion could be a contributing factor in the development of homesickness, according to a recent study.
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