Monika Kuzminskaitė on PsychologyHealth psychologist, with special love for food and eating mattersSome time ago
What is the difference between stress and anxiety? Both are specific emotional states, but stress is usually caused by an external trigger (work, fight, poverty, discrimination, chronic illness). Stress is usually reason for a whole range of mental and physical symptoms - irritability, anger, fatigue, muscle pain, troubled digestion and disordered sleep. Anxiety is a prolonged, persistent, excessive worry that remains even after the trigger has passed. Consequences are very similar: trouble sleeping, attention difficulties, fatigue, muscle tension, irritability. Both anxiety and stress can be managed by physical activity, high quality and high variety of food, good sleep. If this does not improve the emotional state sufficiently, psychologist or psychotherapist can help greatly. Ignored, both stress and anxiety may lead to development of the disorders, such as agoraphobia, compulsive behavior (like constant washing of hands), panic attacks or many other forms of anxiety. If you feel like this - you are quite normal, up to 20 percent of people have phases of high anxiety or stress. And it is definitely something that can be helped. Article: https://www.apa.org/topics/stress-anxiety-difference Photo: Public Co from Pixabay Book my counselling session here: https://fb.com/book/saukstasproto/ ||| Lots of long reads and chance to support me as well as to win free session: https://www.patreon.com/saukstasproto
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Monika Kuzminskaitė on PsychologyHealth psychologist, with special love for food and eating matters4 days ago
Words can hurt, maybe even more than fists. Does that happen to you? Do people keep things from you on purpose, do not share their thoughts and feelings, dismiss and counter your memories, blame you for the things you cannot control, calling you names or using hurtful labels? Well, that is verbal psychological abuse, a common component of romantic relationships, friendships and parent-child relationships. None ever deserves to be treated like that, and such behavior should always be objected. First instinct is to always argue with the abuser and to prove him or her wrong. And that would be the right instinct if it was a rational conversation, which is never that with an abuser. An effective strategy is to ignore the content of any hurtful phrase and calmly call out the abuser. Do not get into argument. If this calm statement does not work - leave the situation, limit the encounters with the abuser, or consider ending the relationship (which might be difficult, if you depend on the abuser - but still worth considering). Article: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-mysteries-love/201612/the-best-way-end-verbal-abuse Photo: Ulrike Mai from Pixabay My name is Monika, I am psychologist. I help to deal with daily and difficult questions about behavior, thinking, emotions. I write, counsel and teach. #spoonfulofreason #psychology #verbalabuse #psychologicalabuse
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Monika Kuzminskaitė on PsychologyHealth psychologist, with special love for food and eating mattersSome time ago
Documentary I would like to recommend: "Heal" (available on Netflix). I will start with the statement that I am always quite careful with non-scientific methods as well as paranormal things, and value most of them as interesting from cultural perspective and not something to rely on. Nevertheless, most of this documentary is about the biopsychosocial model, about how mind and body are related, how it is important to not give up and use every measure in order to achieve good and balanced health for every one. https://www.netflix.com/lt/title/80220013 #spoonfulofreason #psychology #health #whattowatch

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Miu BashoEngineer student, lab technician pharmaceutical industry
At times likes these, I believe this is a good recommendation to watch. Thank you!
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Monika Kuzminskaitė on PsychologyHealth psychologist, with special love for food and eating matters1 day ago
Book I would like to recommend - Arnhild Lauveng "A Road Back from Schizophrenia" (even though I like the original name better - "Before the sunrise I would turn into the lion"). One of those rare occasions when through the words of a very well versed author one can glimpse into a very essence schizophrenia. And even more importantly - into the real example of resiliency, of how to not give up and learn to live even if the world is full of demons. If movie "Beautiful Mind" impressed you, so will this book. My name is Monika, I am psychologist. I help to deal with daily and difficult questions about behavior, thinking, emotions. I write, counsel and teach. #spoonfulofreason #bookrecommendations #psychology

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I've red this book. The story felt very authentic and I learned a lot about what it's like for those with schizophrenia. It's a memorable and moving read.
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