What You Didn’t Know About Complaining & How To Stop

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Does your partner leave the dishes to ‘soak,’ never to finish the job? Is the council deliberately turning a blind eye to those potholes? Is your Wifi spotty all the time, and especially when you need it most? If you’re like the average person, a little grumbling is often all it takes to feel better […]

Stress en Schuld: Waarom We Onder Druk met de Vinger Wijzen?

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“Dit is allemaal jouw schuld.”  “Ik kan er niet op vertrouwen dat je het goed doet.”  “Als jij je er niet mee bemoeid had, zaten we nu niet in deze situatie!” Heb je ooit iemand beschuldigd, je geduld verloren of een discussie gestart wanneer dingen behoorlijk mis gingen? We reageren allemaal anders op de mislukking […]

Why You Pick Fights When You’re Stressed Out

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One moment you and your partner are discussing where to eat, and the next, you’re angrily defending your dietary choices. Does that sound familiar?   Or perhaps you’re embarrassed about how poorly you wrote that last report when your colleague says, “Great job.”   “You try writing 5000 words at midnight, genius!” you snap…before realizing they weren’t […]

Voel je je niet lekker? Het is misschien niet wat je denkt

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Is het een beginnend griepje? Heb je iets verkeerd gegeten? Of zijn je symptomen het gevolg van iets heel anders? Het is vaak moeilijk te zeggen wanneer stress de aanstichter is van lichamelijke klachten. Wel gebeurt het vaker dan je denkt dat malaise hierdoor veroorzaakt wordt. Soms kan je symptomen direct linken aan het feit […]

What if you can’t “find the funny”?

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Have you ever noticed that time seems to stand still when you laugh? That for a moment, you are not concerned with what is happening in the rest of the world? Laughter can bring us out of our heads, which is an easy place to get stuck when you’re feeling tense or stressed. But when […]