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Sex & Relationships

  • Time to Say Goodbye

    In her ground-breaking book On Death and Dying, the Swiss-American psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross claims that “people in mourning have to come to grips with death before they can live again”, and dealing with a break-up is no different.
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  • Moment of Truth

    We are always so quick to be there for others. To help, to listen, to lend a hand to those who need us. But in our quest to help others, we've forgotten to even think about ourselves. We look at how Manuel J. Smith's tenpoint plan for assertiveness known as his “Bill of Rights” can help measure how true we are being to ourselves in any given moment.
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  • The People Pleaser’s Problem

    Are you the friend, partner, family member or colleague who’s constantly available? The one who never says no and is there for every heartache or phone call? Why are we still so caught up in the trap of people-pleasing?
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  • How to have those tough conversations

    Let’s face it, no matter how similar you may be, no two people think the same, so disagreements are inevitable. But this doesn’t mean that all your dreams can’t still be a reality. We just have to be realistic. Intimate relationships are just the same as any other relationship in our lives; there will always be things you like and dislike about your friends and family and you may not always get along and that’s totally normal. We’re humans, we are all different and we can’t always agree!
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  • How to respond to someone’s good news

    Professor Shelly Gable, from the University of California, undertook some research to learn more about how we respond when someone shares their good news with us, and how our responses to that good news can improve (or impede) our relationships.
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  • 5 reasons you’re not getting therapy

    1 out of 5 people have a mental health condition, but 5 out of 5 people could benefit from therapy. Why? Because we believe we should live to thrive, not just survive. But there is still plenty of stigma around seeing a therapist, and we thought we’d explore the top five things that are holding people (maybe even you) back…
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  • 5 questions you asked our psychologists

    Recently you submitted a bunch of questions you wanted to ask a psychologist and we couldn’t help but oblige. So we took your queries to our incredible team of over twenty therapists at The Indigo Project and compiled their sage wisdom below!
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