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Matt Huston

Commissioning Editor, Psyche

Edited by Matt Huston

Body image distortions are a normal feature of mental life | Psyche

Eating disorders

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Body image distortions are a normal feature of mental life

by Matthew R Longo

Why you shouldn’t shrink from challenging your loved ones’ views | Psyche

Conversation

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Why you shouldn’t shrink from challenging your loved ones’ views

by Matt Ferkany

How to sleep well again | Psyche

Sleep disorders

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How to sleep well again

Insomnia is awful, but highly treatable. Look beyond pills and potions, and use these effective methods to get your life back

by Chris James

The question therapy doesn’t answer: who are we really, really? | Psyche

The self

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The question therapy doesn’t answer: who are we really, really?

by Eric Jannazzo

How to use food to help your mood | Psyche

Mental health

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How to use food to help your mood

Depression and low mood are not separate from the rest of your bodily health: the right diet can help reduce your risk

by Kimberley Wilson

Seeing grieving as learning explains why the process takes time | Psyche

Grief

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Seeing grieving as learning explains why the process takes time

by Saren H Seeley & Mary-Frances O’Connor

How to talk about your mental illness | Psyche

Stigma and taboo

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How to talk about your mental illness

Careful disclosure can be highly rewarding. Use tips from the Honest, Open, Proud programme to share your story

by Carla Kundert & Patrick W Corrigan

Prison life puts the ‘time work’ we all do into sharp relief | Psyche

Habits and routines

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Prison life puts the ‘time work’ we all do into sharp relief

by Michael G Flaherty

How to revive your sense of wonder | Psyche

Wonder and the sublime

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How to revive your sense of wonder

That childhood urge to ask ‘how’ and ‘why’ usually fades. But we can all learn to rediscover the joys of wide-eyed discovery

by Frank Keil

What makes hate a unique emotion – and why that matters | Psyche

Emotions

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What makes hate a unique emotion – and why that matters

by Cristhian A Martínez

A broad definition of trauma is useful; an open-ended one isn’t | Psyche

Trauma

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A broad definition of trauma is useful; an open-ended one isn’t

by Ahona Guha

How to take things less personally | Psyche

Emotion regulation

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How to take things less personally

Always blaming yourself or assuming others think ill of you? A CBT therapist shares ways to break these self-critical habits

by Joel Minden