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1. Exercising: Exercising raises your body temperature for up to three hours. That can make it harder to relax and fall asleep.

2. Having a hot shower or bath: Although a bath can be relaxing, if it’s too late at night your body won’t have time to cool down sufficiently - so both your body and…

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Millions of people across the world are diagnosed as suffering from mental illness. And though most of those are disorders are common and well-known (such as depression, anxiety and phobias) there are also some unusual and bizarre disorders. For example:

1. Stockholm Syndrome – Typically…

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A common question asked of clinicians is, “What’s the difference between bipolar depression (also known as manic depression) and plain old depression? It’s a simple question to answer, because depression can either be a stand-alone diagnosis, or a part of another disorder, like bipolar….

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Social anxiety is the fear of social situations and the interaction with other people that can automatically bring on feelings of self-consciousness, judgment, evaluation, and inferiority.

Put another way, social anxiety is the fear and anxiety of being judged and evaluated negatively by…

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1. What is a nightmare? A nightmare is a seriously disturbing dream which frequently causes us to waken up. It usually provokes very negative emotions of anger, anxiety, sadness, fear, terror, dread and abandonment. Themes can vary widely – or it can always be the same. The most common…

Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you.
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