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5 CBT techniques that EVERYONE should know

The term "cognitive behavioural therapy" can seem frightening at first. In a world where there is still so much stigma against mental health, seeing such a clinical-looking phrase can put you right off finding out
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What They Don’t Tell You After Graduating

Just over a year ago, I graduated from Durham University and I'll never forget what I felt that day. A sense of achievement? Yeah, a little bit. Relieved I'd never have to study again? Somewhat.
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14-22: What Can I Learn From My Younger Self?

For the past 8 years, I've kept up a unique birthday tradition. While most people celebrate with candles on cakes, shiny balloons and fancy food, there's something that I've done for myself every year just
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To blog or not to blog…

Recently, many successful bloggers have been debating the same thing - blogging itself. With the rise of social media and the average person's attention span becoming increasingly shorter, they've been asking whether there is a
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He’s not “the one”… no one is!

The idea of soulmates is not a new one. It is a concept that has been circulating for literally millennia. One famous example of it appearing in ancient times is Plato's Symposium. Written in c. 385-370 BC,
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How “Chick Lit” Ruined Me

I'll never forget the day my mother innocently came into my room to rummage for some old books. She had previously asked me if I'd be happy to donate some of them to her colleague's
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The Concept of Self-Love

I’m sorry I haven’t written to you guys for a while. I’m currently working on a few projects, which I’m really excited about, but they’ve been taking up a lot of my time so I
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Diary of an Anxious Person (Part 2)

I owe you guys an apology. I have lied to you. I have been inauthentic and for that, I am sorry. It was honestly never my intention. When I started writing my last post, I was
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Diary of an Anxious Person (Part 1)

Last week, my boyfriend introduced me to a podcast that I never thought I’d be interested in. It’s called “Diary of a CEO” and it documents the life of Steven Bartlett, a prosperous young entrepreneur and the
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