Latest by Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

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Ways to Raise Self-Esteem

Positive self-esteem gives us the strength we need to bounce back and helps us grow and develop. Here are seven simple ways to raise your self-esteem.

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Getting a Child to Talk About Feelings

Children often show outward signs of distress, which can be used to guide the type of reassuring response they need.

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Surviving Cyberbullying

Once a cyberbullying attack starts, it can quickly build momentum. The sooner you act, the faster you’ll contain the situation.

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4-Week Challenge for Fighting Fatigue

Accept the challenge and you will soon feel your fatigue fade away.

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When to See Your Doctor About Panic Attacks

If you continue to experience panic attacks, it’s probably a good idea to stay in contact with your doctor.

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Returning to Work After Depression

If depression has forced you to take time off work, the prospect of returning can be a real challenge.

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How to Develop Mental Wellbeing

Credit: Thinkstock We have all experienced times when it's difficult to cope. These are the times that test our mental wellbeing — our state of mental health. Fortunately, there are many things we can do to develop and maintain mental wellbeing. Ment...

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10 Ways to Stop Your Depression Recovery

Recovery from depression is rarely straightforward. Even with good support and a structured plan we can be our own worst enemies without necessarily realizing it. Our core beliefs about depression may still be working in the background and our behavi...

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Negative Experiences on Social Media Increase Depression Risk

Lucy Alexander has been speaking out about the effects of online bullying. Lucy has tragic first-hand experience of the brutal phenomenon because earlier this year her son, Felix, 17, took his own life. The bullying started when Lucy refused to allow ...

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Where to Start if You Feel Depressed

Credit: iStock Have you suffered in silence for weeks, or possibly months, knowing that your mood isn’t improving, or is getting worse? If so, you’re sharing an experience with hundreds of thousands of others. For many people, accepting they need pro...