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    Work and other related dismal affairs

    Hi, I'm new to these forums so I would just like to introduce myself. I have had mild to severe anxiety ever since I can remember. It has caused me some health problems with my stomach and my thyroid and I want this to end. I don't really know why I'm posting here. I don't expect easy...
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    Performance Anxiety

    It's really embarrassing to talk about it but, but when it come to sexual relations I just have this most crippling performance anxiety and I have had very little sexual experiences because of it (I'm 28.5 year old now). Last year I started dating a girl and it was going well until we got in bed...
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    Minimal effects of prolonged smoking abstinence or resumption on cognitive performance challenge the "self-medication" hypothesis in schizophrenia.

    Minimal effects of prolonged smoking abstinence or resumption on cognitive performance challenge the "self-medication" hypothesis in schizophrenia. Minimal effects of prolonged smoking abstinence or resumption on cognitive performance challenge the "self-medication" hypothesis in schizophrenia...
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    Lost and afraid. Need advice.

    Greetings All, I hope your day is well. I am at a point in my life were I need help but don't know where to go. Two years ago, my mom was diagnosed with cancer. I also just began my career at this time. She is elderly and has many other medical conditions so treatment was difficult. With...
  5. Boppy

    Hi, My Name's Boppy

    Hello, everyone. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to become a part of this community. I'm a 29 year old lady living in Germany, but I originally come from England. I'm a long-term sufferer of anxiety and depression, especially when it comes to the work place and performance. I'm...
  6. shaky

    When you are trying hard and getting nowhere

    I have a new one-man-show I am at the stage where I am selling tickets for the first performance I went to an event today full of people who have an interest in the field that my show is about. A networking event I find these sorts of events to be hard work. A room full of people I don't know...
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    Unique study will look at benefits of dance, UK

    Researchers are calling on people to join a unique movement workshop as part of a study into the benefits of dance on society. The 18-month study, funded by a £250,000 grant from the Economic and Social Research Council, will be conducted by researchers at Brunel University London alongside...
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    City of Edinburgh

    Edinburgh Crisis Skylight 0131 209 7700 [email protected] Crisis Skylight Edinburgh works with single people who are homeless and vulnerably housed. We offer structured 12-week courses, taster sessions and one-to-one support to help people learn, develop skills and improve their...
  9. Wiseowl

    Sanctions Article

    Most people who have been listening to claimants and people who are employed by the Job Centre knew this anyway, but at last evidence is getting formally presented to the Commons work and pensions select committee. Jobcentre ‘hit squads’ set up benefit claimants to fail, says former official...
  10. supergreysmoke

    ‘Smart’ drugs won’t make smart people smarter, research concludes

    ‘Smart’ drugs won’t make smart people smarter, research concludes -- ScienceDaily ‘Smart’ drugs won’t make smart people smarter, research concludes It is claimed one in five students have taken the 'smart' drug Modafinil to boost their ability to study and improve their chances of exam...
  11. supergreysmoke

    The Case Against CBT

    Reminiscing can help boost mental performance -- ScienceDaily Reminiscing can help boost mental performance To solve a mental puzzle, the brain’s executive control network for externally focused, goal-oriented thinking must activate, while the network for internally directed thinking like...
  12. SebastianAiden

    Performance Anxiety Sucks! Tips Appreciated

    Hey everyone, I use to have severe performance anxiety when it came to sex and it sucked! It got to the point where I avoided relationships with women because of it. Now I am on Zoloft so I don't have PME, which caused my performance anxiety to drop immensely. I know that performance anxiety...
  13. FallenAngel

    Total Farce...What Should I Do Next?

    This is going to take a while, so firstly: 1) Thanks for taking the time to read it 2) Any advice would be grateful I currently work full time as a Category Manager for an NHS Trust. I started the post on the 2nd of January this year. My line manager and also head of department didn't set me...
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    Different Attempts

    There are two ways that I have tried. The most successful for me is likely listening to the laughter of children. If I can concentrate on my children's stories that they tell me, that seems to be the most helpful. The other is having a positive attitude at work. I can not quite describe the...
  15. amathus

    All or Nothing thinking...

    Some of us tend to think in 'black or white' categories for example you have a tendency to be a perfectionist..your performance falls short at work so you automatically see yourself as a total failure.. Can you identify with this?.. how? amathus.
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    Auditory verbal hallucinations linked to reduced executive function in general population

    Auditory verbal hallucinations linked to reduced executive function in general population Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs) are associated with reduced levels of executive functioning and language performance in the general population, Dutch research suggests. Kirstin Daalman (University...
  17. drummerboy

    Stress-

    I posted the below in my journal, but figured it was more likely to get a response here... I hate my job. I do. So much. It is more fucking stress than it is worth. Sales is not for me. A slight phobia of the phone obviously doesn't help. Since my mental health issues have been worsening, so...
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