Practice Makes Progress | Jim Kwik Updated for 2024

Updated: March 3, 2024

Practice Makes Progress | Jim Kwik

Jigsaw Puzzles – Benefits to Psychological Development

Completing a jigsaw puzzle involves a deceptive number of mental processes. Consequently, completing the puzzles is a surprisingly effective psychological workout.

What You Need to Know About Sport Psychology Coaching

Sports psychologists are the only ones licensed. This does not mean that there is a limit to a sport psychology coach’s experience, but simply a technical matter. The sports psychology coaches at Mental Edger Athletics have plenty experience despite currently being unable to obtain the same licensing offered to clinical psychologists.

Music for Mental Health

More and more evidence indicates that music can be therapeutic in those with mental health conditions. Music for mental health isn’t just a passing fad.

Sports Related Childhood Brain Injuries

Through hockey, football and soccer, we are possibly placing our children in harm’s way. There is the potential for brain injuries in all of these sports. But the dangers can be avoided if common sense is used and proper safety measures are considered.

Why Is Suicide Misunderstood?

When I take my own life I am declaring quite vociferously that I am hurting so bad inside that I cannot relate to life as it appears to me and my sensitivities. When I take my own life I am not saying I am a wimp, selfish, inconsiderate and causing irreparable damage to others. What I have been saying for a long time is – H E L P! Truth screams that it is not primarily people with mental ill health who commit suicide. We know that countless others with varying degrees of illnesses as well as those suffering economic, relationship or even turbulence in myriad formats who have the potential to terminate th…

Living With a Person With Bipolar Disorder

Have you ever been on a rollercoaster for day and weeks; sometimes months on end? That is what it can be like living with someone with Bipolar – especially if it is untreated.

A Glimpse Into the World of Psychotherapy From the Therapist’s Point of View – Lanna’s Mystery

It was late afternoon when Lanna gave me a call. Although I specialize in anxiety and trauma, I commonly receive referrals through the generalist side of my practice. I enjoy the variety of challenges but to be honest, trauma is often the underlying cause of their distress as well.

The Many Faces Of Trauma: Common Sources Of Emotional Trauma In Today’s World

When we hear Trauma/PTSD, the first thing that comes to mind is the military. Surprisingly, it has only been in the last five years that this association has really been emphasized. The strong association of trauma/PTSD and the military has had one major drawback.

Psychological Trauma: Why Are People Falling Through The Cracks?

Have you ever eavesdropped at the doctor’s office? You might hear complaints such as abdominal distress, anxiety, constipation, heartburn, nausea, colitis, migraines, headaches, fatigue, concentration difficulties, backaches, and skin disorders. These are just a sampling of what primary care providers hear on a daily basis.

Ease Away Your Tension With Stress and Anger Management Strategies

If you constantly feel stressed, tense or anxious or you are unable to control your anger, then it is time to seek help from a qualified mental health professional. It is important to note that neglecting your stress and anger issues will eventually lead to a variety of psychological and physical problems.

Is Meditation Helpful During Recovery From Sex Addiction?

Meditation can help in addiction recovery. Many individuals who have successfully maintained long-term sobriety from sex addiction acknowledge their recovery is helped by the practice of daily meditation.

Understanding Abstinence in Sex Addiction

The purpose of abstinence in recovery from sex addiction is for addicts to stop hurting themselves and others, and to become sexually healthy. Abstinence in sex addiction recovery is not permanent, but is a good stepping stone in the recovery process.

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