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Sexual Aversion and Sexual Inhibition: Why am I scared of sex and of my sexuality?

Sexuality spans the physical, emotional, psychological, social and spiritual dimensions of our lives. It starts with how we feel about ourselves and our bodies, and it extends to how we feel about others. Whether we express it consciously or not, … Continue reading

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Shunning and Social Rejection: Why am I a social outcast?

There are many different forms of social rejection from parental rejection to peer social exclusion at school, romantic rejection, religious shunning and even rejection at a job interview. Whilst specifics vary amongst different types of social exclusion, they all have … Continue reading

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Being Independent: Teaching Independence in Children

This article is Part 4 of the Being Independent series. Part 1: What is Independence, Part 2: Why do we need Independence, Part 3: Why do some peopel find it difficult to become independent? There are many ways to go … Continue reading

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Being Independent: Why do some people find it difficult to become independent?

This article is Part 3 of the Being Independent series. Part 1: What is Independence, Part 2: Why do we need Independence For most people there is a natural conflict between wanting to revert to the childlike state of being … Continue reading

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Being independent: Why do we need independence?

This article is Part 2 of the Being Independent series, continuing on from Being Independent: What is Independence? Independence is a highly revered trait in our society, but why do people see it as being so important and commendable? Why … Continue reading

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Being independent: What is Independence?

For most people in the world, independence is considered a positive attribute to strive towards. But if you ask people to define independence, you may find that many have trouble explaining what independence is, and answering how it can be … Continue reading

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Mental Stimulation: Why do I need mental stimulation?

Mental stimulation basically translates to “giving your brain a good work out”! Why is this important? And how do we go about achieving good levels of mental stimulation?

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Hand holding: Meaning of Holding hands

Walking around any town or city, you are bound to see strolling couples almost unaware that they’re locked in palm-kiss. Why do romantic couples hold hands?

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Why do people get Star Struck?

When fans meet celebrities whom they’ve long-admired, it is not uncommon to feel star struck: a feeling of excitement that prevents you from behaving as you would around others. Why do people get star struck?

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Why do I get angry? Anger management techniques

Why do I get angry? Why do I suddenly have an outburst of anger that seems totally disproportionate to what happened to me? What’s behind my getting angry and how can I diffuse it? Better still, how can I prevent … Continue reading

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