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Why am I depressed?

Why am I Depressed?

Published 13 July, 2010 | Depression Treatment

Knowing both how depression works and why you may be feeling a bit depressed at the moment can help you begin to combat it more effectively. The first question I want you to ask yourself is: What is my life lacking at the moment, causing me to feel depressed?

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Can you really tell if she's a two-faced liar?

How to Tell if Someone is Lying

Published 28 June, 2010 | Relationship Advice

Research shows that most of us are terrible at spotting a liar, because we have all been trained to look for body language signals that are not actually associated with lying. I want to encourage you to forget all the body language clichés and focus on signs of lying that will tell you the truth.

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Letting the past go

Let Go of the Past

Published 16 June, 2010 | Thinking Skills

The present and future didn't seem to exist for her. I suspected she'd had lots of the kind of 'therapy' that feels it's best to dig continually into the past. What had all that historical focusing actually done for her?

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Natural, easy conversation is a joy

Be a Great Conversation Starter: Talk to Strangers with Ease

Published 22 May, 2010 | Communication Skills

"Don't talk to strangers!" To which a pedantic (and annoyingly bright) seven-year-old might reply: "What, never! How about when I'm forty; at a party or having a job interview?"

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Fear of the phone

Overcome a Fear of Talking on the Phone

Published 08 May, 2010 | Overcoming Fears

He wasn't merely anxious about using the phone; he was terrified. But he had good reason. During his wartime experience in the trenches, a shell had exploded just as he was dialling the telephone.

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