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Everyone approves of puppies

Do You Want to Stop Seeking Approval?

Published 18 August, 2011 | Social Anxiety

One grave problem with chronic approval seeking is that it leaves you vulnerable to being manipulated by others. People pick up that you're anxious to please them, that your main priority is that 'everything be okay'. Another problem with being too eager to gain approval is that it can get in the way of actually being effective in a situation.

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Fear is useful if there are predators about.

5 Tips for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Published 04 August, 2011 | Stress Reduction

You're being hunted. It's 20,000 years ago. The terrible truth filters into your prehistoric brain: you've become separated from your tribe and are alone in a land packed with predators.

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But what does that smile mean?

How to Read People

Published 13 July, 2011 | Communication Skills

People are perverse or - let's be fair - they can be. You think you read them right and wham! They do something to confound your expectations. Were there any clues you missed?

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D'oh! That wasn't perfect!

How to Overcome Perfectionism in Everyday Ways

Published 01 June, 2011 | Thinking Skills

If you really are a perfectionist, you've probably already found it troublesome; possibly even a deal-breaker in some instances - a royal road to disappointment and anguish, not to mention impaired relationships.

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Are you strangling the life out of your relationship?

7 Common Relationship Mistakes

Published 27 May, 2011 | Relationship Advice

Many people want a main relationship in their life. But for some people, it's harder for new relationships to 'take', to grow and thrive.

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