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Before using anti-depressants to treat social anxiety, talking therapies provide increased benefits, according to a new research appearing in The Lancet Psychiatry.
Examination of more than 100 trials performed at Oxford University, University College London and John Hopkins University revealed that people suffering from social anxiety to the extent it affected their day-to-day functioning did much better when had access to counseling than when medication was administered to manage their symptoms. The study involved 13,164 participants, with approximately 75 percent receiving medication or a placebo pill, while 25 percents received counseling.
1. Provide consistent emotional and physical support to your child.
2. Give your child plenty of physical affection.
3. Keep in mind that your child is his/her own person with a mind of his/her own.
4. Role-play with your child.
5. Intentionally discuss the perspectives of others.
6. Empathize with your child and then teach your child to problem-solve when he or she experiences negative feelings.
7. Intentionally point out this fact: When a person looks at someone else’s upsetting situation while that person is in a calm emotional state, it is hard for that calm person to truly understand what the upset person is going through.
8. Show your own empathy for other people in front of your child.
9. Talk about the way your child’s feelings affect his or her choices in behavior.
10. Point out what your child has in common with other people.
11. Teach your child the pro-social reasons for rules instead of simply threatening punishment.
12. Teach your child about validation.
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PsychCentral.com (blog) The Power of Empathy in Romantic Relationships & How to Enhance It PsychCentral.com (blog) She cited John Welwood's definition of love in his book Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: “a potent blend of openness and...
Lorna Christensen's insight:
Empathy can be a breath of fresh air when you hear it from anyone, yet most rich when heard from your loved one. Give some to get some!
Your libido, appearance and more things that take a hit when you’re feeling too overwhelmed. If being stressed out of your mind didn’t feel bad enough, there’s a study that will make you want to chill the eff out even more: Researchers...
Daily Mail Toned muscles stop stress chemicals from reaching the brain Daily Mail We all know that a good workout helps us relax. Now scientists have worked out why. It seems that well-honed muscles stop a stress chemical from reaching the brain.
Professor Flett gives these tell-tale signs of perfectionism:
You can’t stop thinking about a mistake you made. You are intensely competitive and can’t stand doing worse than others. You either want to do something “just right” or not at all. You demand perfection from other people. You won’t ask for help if asking can be perceived as a flaw or weakness. You will persist at a task long after other people have quit. You are a fault-finder who must correct other people when they are wrong. You are highly aware of other people’s demands and expectations. You are very self-conscious about making mistakes in front of other people. * You noticed the error in the title of this list.
Depression is a hard topic to talk about. It's an even harder thing to live through. I've lived with depression for more than two decades. After a while, there were a few things I learned about how to get by without giving up.
While SonicDad is about the cool projects, it's just as much about building relationships as people building things together. This comes from their personal experiences making with their own kids, who range in age from ...
Lorna Christensen's insight:
Want to build better relationships with your kids? Make something together! It doesn't always have to be a piece of furniture - start somewhere! Sonicdad.com is a wonderful idea generator; and there are many other projects on this website: makezine.com.
Let Yourself Be Dazzled: The Power of Art to Lessen Stress Huffington Post You know the rush that comes when you witness an artist do something excellent? To be in the presence of skill so great it becomes joy is, well, it's transcendent.
Lorna Christensen's insight:
Art, whether doing it or viewing it, takes you to the present moment, allows your brain to do what it does in meditation, and thereby has all the same benefits.
Man's health and attitude important factor in relationships of older couples (multiple names) There are several factors that go into making a relationship work and many things can cause a relationship to fall apart.
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