Top Ten MentalHealth Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Mental Health Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Cognitive Distortions
Cognitive distortions are ways of thinking that distort the truth or reality of a situation. Depending on how we think, we will have a certain experience related to our habitual thinking patterns. Here I offer you some of the common distortions we use without realising.

2. Five Steps For Finding Your Personal Power
Everyone has Personal Power, but not everyone knows it. Here are five steps to identifying where your Personal Power lies, owning it, and letting the world see your true strength.

3. Finally Letting Go of Anorexia : How Hypnotherapy worked for me
Debra Mittler finishes her story here on how she overcame anorexia through hypnosis, therapy, visualization and strong determination.

4. Knowing When To Ask For Help
Asking for help shows strength of character and self respect. It is not a weakness to ask others to help you, it allows you to create bonds and deeper relationships with others.

5. Take the Emotional Neglect Questionnaire
What is Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN)? Since it is so invisible and unmemorable, how can you know if you have it? Take the Emotional Neglect Questionnaire, and find out if your parents responded enough to your emotional needs as they raised you.

6. Phobia Anxiety Disorders
There are over a hundred different phobias from fear of flying to nosocomephobia, fear of hospitals. The actual cause of phobias is unknown; however, children may learn phobias by observation, especially a family member's extreme reaction to an object or situation.

7. Why Are We So Reluctant To Change
We can stay stuck in old habit patterns, and held back by our beliefs that we are not good enough or enough of anything to make a difference. However, small changes in our thoughts and habits can make big changes in our life.

8. Why Is Saying 'No' So Difficult?
Saying 'no' can be liberating, however many of us find it too difficult. Saying 'no' to things that would otherwise make you feel resentful is a strength, and shows that you value yourself. So why is it so difficult?

9. Should We Cure The Cause Or The Symptoms
Many of us are experiencing the debilitating effects of chronic anxiety, stress and depression. Have you ever wondered what the deeper meaning of those symptoms are related to?

10. Dealing With Discomfort In The Mind
Mostly when we feel discomfort in the body we react in the mind. We tend to be in a constant flux of emotions and reactions. In this article I explore ways of remaining calm through challenging times.



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