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Can't focus: How to improve your concentration after mental health breakdown

Concentration is the oil that keeps the machine of life running smoothly.
After a mental health breakdown, Improving your concentration can make a dramatic difference to your quality of life.

Concentration is the quality that enables you to focus on one thing at a time with single-minded determination.

Without getting your ability to concentrate back, you become a distracted, disorganized person who struggles to accomplish much of anything. Your plans won't come to fruition.

Minor details will constantly hamper you.

You will find it hard to hold a job or carry out a plan. In school, you will underperform.

Relationships will be unsatisfying.

You will experience a constant state of malaise. Your life will become a never-ending exercise in coping with minutia.

All that said, the truth is that our ability to concentrate is a valuable skill we often undervalue. Until something in our life steals that ability from us. What if the thief that stole your ability to concentrate is totally beyond your ability to control.

What if you can't concentrate because you suffer from depression,

anxiety, PTSD or physical health problems that have upturned your life? Do you have to live life resigned to this, or are there things you can do to bring back your ability to concentrate and focus for meaningful lengths of time?

In this article, I would like to reveal ten simple yet powerful techniques you can use to get your focus and concentration back to where it belongs.

To start, I would like first to explore a few common problems. You will most likely contend with on your were to achieving optimum concentration...

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7 Ways To Deal With That Toxic Man In Your Life

Toxic men are a big problem in the world.

An awful lot of men are toxic to their wives or partners. They're abusive, neglectful, or simply inconsiderate.

If you are married to such a man, how do you deal with him?

Should you just pound salt & hot pepper into a paper bag and throw it in his face as hard as you can when he is being toxic!

(Please NOTE... I know how tempting that sounds 😉... But I am not suggesting that you do it)

But seriously,  toxic men are like scary movies that keep you up at night. The scariest part is when he turns off the lights and crawls into bed next to you.

Sometimes... He is nice and treats you like a princess. But other times... He becomes a vile ugly bear. How do you cope when you know that the slightest thing you do can rain down terror from this man.

If you're in a relationship with a man who is emotionally abusive or has other destructive personality traits... This is the most important article you will ever read.

This article will help you understand exactly what you must do to break free from under his destructive influence especially when you have to very good reasons to remain in the marriage.

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Helping Others Can Hurt You! 12 Simple Tips to Handcuff Over-responsibility And Set yourself free for life!

Over-responsibility may have resulted from being blamed for a lot of things whilst growing up. It could also come from an experience of growing up too quickly due to family members needing to rely a lot on you at a very early age. Because there was no one was there to take on the parental role for you when you were a child.

You had no choice but to the on the responsible hat and become dad and mum for everyone. Sometimes even for your parents too.

Bottom line: Over-responsibility pressurizes you to take on more than you are responsible for because it has been ingrained in you through years of habit. But now it has become the thief stealing the energy and joy away from your life.

How can you break free of the over-responsibility chains, when you can't stop believing at your core that you should take care of everyone and everything, and never let anyone or anything suffer. What do you do when the guilt becomes excessive and intense that it makes your body hurt so badly?

In this article, I'm going to reveal why “over-responsibility” becomes a trap for most people... and 12 simple tips to easily avoid this trap.

Before I do that though...

First a few questions.

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A Simple Way to Dramatically Boost Your Mood Even Without Medication or Therapy

In today's article, I'm going to reveal...the most insane, simple and effective thing you can do to instantly boost your mood... no matter what kind of emotional turmoil you're going through! This will work...

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13 ways to stamp out self-criticism and sprinkle sparkles of positive sweetness Into your life

We all have a dark side. It's who we are. Even the most “lily-white” people on earth have a hidden area of shame and inadequacy that makes them uncomfortable.

And it is this hidden part of us that unconsciously torments and hurts us over and over. This can lead to depression, anxiety and general malaise.

Self-criticism is a vicious circle that spirals downwards into more and more discomfort, misery and unhappiness.

The good news is that it is very possible to end this cycle of pain and start living a happier and more meaningful life. Here are 13 simple strategies to help you do just that.

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5 Mindset Shifts to Spark Enormous Self-Confidence

Self-doubt can be a compelling, crippling force in your life.  It limits what you believe you are capable of accomplishing.   It evokes paralyzing fear, triggers anxiety, encourages loss of hope, and results in depression!

As you grapple with self-doubt, it can easily lead to a vicious cycle that becomes difficult to escape.

Why must you care about the content in today's article?

You see, self-doubt is one of those things in life that will only get worse as time goes on if you do nothing about it. And the result is an unfulfilling life where you never realize your dreams. And you're left with lots of regrets.

So if you would like to stop my fear from holding you back and you would love to stop living in fear of making mistakes all your life, then I believe these five creatives ways to dealing with self-doubt would undoubtedly be worth your time.

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A hundred and one tantalizing quotes to help fire up your inner strength

When life throws you a curveball, it's easy to feel like you're not going to get back up.

But, it's hard to find the right words and thoughts that will give you strength through emotional pain. At that very moment, you need them.

That's why it's so important to have a few quotes to fall back on easily--quotes that can help bring you back to the centre, reminding you of what's important, and send you on your way again.

Here are 101 quotes that inspire, motivate, soothe, and provide light to a dark time. Memorize them. Share them. Share them again.

Carry them in your heart.

And, when you need to, let them light your way out of a tough time.  

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9 proven morning habits to help you cope better with depression

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79 misconceptions about stress that promote mental health problems

1. I need to lose weight to control my stress

2. Stress is a bad thing

3. Stress can go away on its own

4. Stress is just a feeling

5. Stress comes from outside forces only

6. I'm not stressed because I'm still calm

7. Stressed people are generally pessimistic

8. If my stress goes away, I'll be happy

9. Less stress will make me healthier and happier

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The No 1 RULE for sticking to good emotional Habits

Do you beat yourself up for this too?

You've realized that the central problem keeping you stuck in your depression and anxiety is your lifestyle and bad habits.

For example, you know that an essential habit to good mental health is positive thinking, but no matter how hard you try, you can't stop criticizing yourself; you can't let go of the past, and you keep expecting the worst all the time.

How can you consistently stop your negative emotional habits when they always seem so impossible to stop?

Would you like to know how?

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How To Stop Feeling Awkward Around Your Friends

So you've managed to make a few new friends...

But every time you go out with them or get online with them, you get overloaded with this insane awkward feeling inside.

Your conversations fizzle out into drawn-out moments of silence...

You can't stop making random weird noises with your mouth as you talk...

And you fear they all notice your weirdness and are now judging you as socially inept and boring.

How can you stop feeling so weird around people and instead become that funny, charismatic person everyone loves being around?

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How to escape the "mental illness danger zone" whilst upgrading your genes at the same time

"I'm tired of feeling so stressed out..."

"I can't eat properly, sleep well or concentrate on anything....  It's like my body is literally breaking down."

Sound familiar?

Often it can feel like nothing you do to cope with stress works.

Is this because it is impossible to stop everything from overwhelming you?

Or could it be that you are missing out on some vital truth that could equip you with the knowledge to cope better?

In today's article, I reveal 7 common mistakes that turn your brain into a STRESS FACTORY and 7 Lifestyle changes you can make to avoid these mistakes....

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When deep thinking makes you vulnerable to emotional problems

Has deep thinking become your core coping strategy?
Yes, It’s true…

Deep thinking can give you a broader perspective of life’s experiences and prepares you for things which others might not see coming. Equipping you with responses so you don’t get caught out so much in discussions.

It can be great fun exploring deep and esoteric topics.

But, is deep thinking bringing any negatives into your life?

Read the article to see what you can do to avoid this trap

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Is heavy work stress strangling you?

What do you do when you are completely overwhelmed at work?

How do you stop this from affecting your ability to do your job and deliver at your best? Especially when you have deadlines with important people waiting on you...

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How to gain self-confidence and stop criticizing yourself

Do you struggle with negative chatter about yourself always going on in the background?

Do you find this completely hard to stop?

Well in this article, I'll be revealing the biggest common mistake people make which causes this to be near impossible to stop. Then I'll share one easy mindset tip to break free of this mental slavery for good.

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Have you fallen for this Mental Health Diagnosis TRAP?

What's more important? A diagnosis or a practical solution?

In today's article I’ll reveal 4 mental health diagnosis traps that will cause you to Sacrifice the rest of your life and force you to live a mentally ill lifestyle.

What that means is that these traps destroy your emotional strength to cope and cause you to sacrifice your jobs, sacrifice your relationships, sacrifice your ambitions and sacrifice your goals in order to survive and get through life.

But to help you prevent that from happening to you… At the end of the video, I’ll be revealing the 4 essential steps you must take in order to avoid these mental health diagnosis traps.

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13 weird tricks to help force yourself into deep sleep when you're struggling to get any.

Struggling to sleep... But don't want to get addicted to nasty sleeping tablets?

Here are 11 weird tricks to fall asleep fast and naturally when everything else you've tried has failed.

Why 11 you might wonder?

You see over the last 20 years working in mental health, I've seen the pattern where one strategy that works perfectly wonderfully for one person will completely destroy another person's sleep experience.

So, my suggestion would be to work through this list and choose any of the strategies that work for you. You might find that you are okay with just one... Or you may need to combine two or three to get the perfect mix for your specific situation.

With that said, let's dive in.

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How to lift the feeling of disappointment in depression

Ever feel like you're always going backwards with your depression?

You were doing so much better... Starting to see a glimmer of hope. Now all of a sudden, you're feeling like an avalanche has dropped you way back down to the bottom.

And then there's the pressure...

You might have just been able to ride this storm if not for the pressure...

Pressure to perform... To appear interested when people want you to do stuff with them. Pressure to be entertaining.... When you feel pretty useless and boring because you have nothing to say. And just want to go home, lay on the carpet and stare at the ceiling.

Feeling torn inside because... On one hand, you want to hide away and avoid dragging everyone down. At the same time, you feel like you're a disappointment to your loved ones for feeling this way.

It's a strange contradiction that makes it hard to know what to do with yourself.

That's why in today's article, I'll be revealing 2 tips  to lift this feeling of disappointment. Because not having to grapple with this will make it easier to dig yourself out. This will give you the strength to carry on and can recover better.

Is this something you'd find valuable?

Then let's dive in...

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"I'll never be good enough" When the fear that you'll always be insignificant controls your life

You can't escape it...

The constant worry that you'll stagnate and become meaningless?

You've had this strong need to feel significant all your life?

That's why you worked hard to be ahead at school. That's why you put in so much hours into work...

But despite all that hard work, you're still not where you want to be in life. So now you’re afraid you'll never be successful and have the life you’ve dreamt of. It's like you lack the "x" factor that really successful people have.

This fills you with doubt about your capabilities…  Causing you to question everything in your life including your own worth. Making you feel incredibly hopeless that you're running out of time.

Bottom line...

You hate to feel this way.

You want to be able to handle your weaknesses, insecurities, and issues without feeling bad every day about settling for less or being less!

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3 tips to survive a toxic boss: Even if you never feel good enough

Do you always dread returning to work when holidays are over?

Perhaps because you have a toxic micromanaging boss who has made your whole year hell.

She's constantly questioning you... Constantly making decisions that undermine you. So much so that just seeing her is enough to ruin your whole day...

Should you give up, resign, look for another job and hope you get a better manager?

Or should you keep subjecting yourself to this punishment?

For today's article, I'll reveal the 3 biggest mindset traps people fall for when working with a perfectionistic micromanaging boss. These 3 mindsets lock you in a paranoid hell that drains you of the energy to perform effectively at work.

Then I will reveal 3 little-known practical tips to survive this nasty manager. These tips work even better if you often struggle with the impostor syndrome at work.

So, check out these 3 top tips to survive a toxic boss: Even if you never feel good enough

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