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US:1 in 2 New Graduates Are Jobless or Underemployed

By HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A weak labor market already has left half of young collegegraduates either jobless or underemployed in positions … Continue reading

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Relaxation

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service How do you know if you are tense? Strange to say, but it is the case that we can be so habitually tense, almost without realising it, that we gradually become accustomed to the … Continue reading

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Conflict with others

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service Conflict is normal All of us have interactions with other people which do not go as well as we would like. At one level we may simply feel misunderstood and are often able to … Continue reading

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Depression

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service Am I depressed – or is it something else? Our mood naturally varies over time and from day to day and everyone gets down sometimes. We may say that we are ‘down’, ‘fed up’, … Continue reading

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Insomnia

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service Sleep is as essential to us as food, air and water. Sometime in your life you may have difficulty sleeping – many people do. Anyone can suffer from insomnia, although sleeping problems are more … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service Part 1 What is it? Most simply, mindfulness is ‘the art of conscious living’ (Kabat-Zinn 2005) – the art of bringing into our awareness the whole of our experiencing, as it happens, in the … Continue reading

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Assertiveness

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service Awkward situations are an inevitable part of all our lives: a flatmate leaves their dishes filling the kitchen sink; a friend is repeatedly late; a supervisor gives back work without any comments on it; … Continue reading

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Self-esteem

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service Self-esteem is an opinion not a fact The way we view and feel about ourselves has a profound effect on how we live our lives. These opinions are shaped by experiences in the family, … Continue reading

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Exams

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service This leaflet aims to give practical guidelines to handling the time leading up to examinations, as well as some tips about the exams themselves. Many of the suggestions are simple or ‘obvious’, yet at times when … Continue reading

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Anger

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service Angry Feeling and Aggressive Behaviour Everyone has angry feelings from time to time. Anger is a normal adaptive emotion and not in itself a problem; it is the behavioural response to anger that determines whether or … Continue reading

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