Therapy

On Reflection

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Reflective Thinking This week, I have thanks to LinkedIn, been informed that I have been with Intrinsic Revolution for 17 years. I actually started a year earlier. I started to reflect my time of nearly one third of my life helping people with their problems and issues. Over the years I have helped many people […]

Depression

Diabetes and Stress

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Diabetes and Stress Why does diabetes and stress go hand in hand? As a type 2 diabetic on insulin I can understand why diabetics can get stressed. The daily grind of checking sugar levels, counting your carbs, or well-meaning people say you can’t eat that, did give myself enough insulin to cover what I have […]

Diabetes

Diabetes and emotional issues

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Setting the record straight about diabetes and emotional issues   The recent Diabetes Week (12-18 June) had the theme of “Setting the Record Straight”, helping to dispel some of the myths around diabetes, especially with the difference between Type 1 and Type 2. However, it would have been great to see more acknowledgement of the emotional […]

Diabetes

Diabetic Distress

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Are you a distressed diabetic?                                                                     Are you diabetic and feeling down about it? Do you ask “why me”? You could be suffering from diabetic distress. A recent survey, led by Dr. Barbara Anderson, a professor of pediatrics and psychology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, shows that diabetics are more prone to […]

Depression

How CBT and REBT can help with depression

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How CBT and REBT can help with Depression                                    “We teach people that they upset themselves. We can’t change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today.” Albert Ellis (psychologist and developer of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy – REBT)   Feeling sad You know it’s ok to be sad sometimes. However, […]