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Famous celebrities with unusual phobias

The likes of Johnny Depp and Madonna are not the only famous celebrities who claim to have real-life phobias, that can be a disruption to every day life. They are far from the only names in Hollywood that suffer from an irrational fear. Their fears are not irregular and like anyone else, experience the same […]

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How to treat your fear of marriage

A lot more millennials are choosing not to get married, but is there a reason? Marriage in some circles is increasing and in others, the thought of spending unnecessary wads of cash torments the very core of the individual. Marriage is meant to be about a bond of ever-lasting love, but it can also portray […]

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How to help your child deal with with back-to-school worries

With just under a month to go before children of all ages go back-to-school, summer can be a joyful, but extremely nerve-wracking time for many kids – and their parents too. Parents have a lot to prepare physically for a return to school, with a focus on new uniform, stationary, school bags and school shoes. […]

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Treat your fear of water this summer

A fear of water – known as acquaphobia, is an interesting phobia for Brits, considering we live on an island surrounded by water. The only way of travelling abroad is to fly over a great big ocean, or to sail the seas to reach your final destination. So it can be a pretty difficult phobia […]

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10 of the most unusual phobias in the UK

Phobias come in all ‘shapes and sizes’, quite literally, as the definition for a phobia is ‘an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something.’ So with this in mind, an extreme, or irrational fear can be attributed to a number of fears and phobias, that seem relatively normal, or normalised according to traditional […]

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Simple tricks for mentally preparing for exam season

Exam season is coming up, as students at secondary school and university prepare to for endless exams, stretching weeks over the summer period, having revised for months on end. There’s no easy way to prepare for exams, and whilst some thrive on last minute preparation and love cramming months of work into a few days […]

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5 Key Ways To Help Your Child’s Fear of Dogs

As the summertime approaches, with the clocks officially going forward in only a couple of weeks’ time, it is inevitable that as a family you will spend a lot more time enjoying the sunshine and taking advantage of rain-free Britain (hopefully). But, it’s not all fun and games, roaming around the parks, and enjoying a […]

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Are You A Nervous Flyer? Here’s What To Do

I am terrified of the thought of flying. I am terrified of the thought of boarding a plane. I am so terrified, I fear booking a flight abroad. These are the common thoughts that run through the mind of someone who has a fear of flying and it has become a somewhat ‘normalised’ phobia. However, […]

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Tackle Commitment Phobia This Valentine’s Day

 Are you scared of reaching the point of no return; that stage in your relationship when your partner can picture your entire life together, but you can’t quite commit? It’s not an unusual feeling or fear to contend with. For a lot of people, relationships are a natural progression of life and so battling them […]

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De-bunking the facts about a fear of flying

Interestingly, when you google the definition of ‘fear’, the result is an ‘unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain or harm’. What many of us often comprehend or perceive to be something we should be fearful of, is due to a lack of understanding and an irrational form of reasoning. What really strikes […]

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