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Online psychological counselling - 27. February 2017, Birgit Dorninger-Berger (Instahelp)

Writing your way to new perspectives – online counselling via text chat

Online counselling is a heterogeneous concept. It can be conducted through a wide variety of channels, either synchronously or asynchronously. This also gives rise to different ways of counselling: from moderated forum and on through one-to-one or group chats, (video) telephony to asynchronous writing, that is classic email counselling.
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Living better

How can you recognise depression and what can you do about it?

According to the German Federal Ministry of Health, about 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. But the real figure could be many times higher. That’s shocking. So it’s all the more important to make society and each individual more aware of this illness. Those who observe themselves attentively can react much more quickly and
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5 Dinge, die Sterbende am meisten bereuen
Living better

The top five regrets of the dying

Living a happy and fulfilled life so that there’s as little as possible to regret at the end? Not so simple, apparently. How else could a book entitled “The Top Five Regrets of The Dying” get on the best-seller lists? Indeed, why did I buy this book, given that I had always skirted round the
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Umgang mit dem Tod
Living better

Dealing with death

In our western society, death is often a taboo subject and, above all, seen as something exclusively negative. Most people are only confronted by the topic when someone they love dies or they themselves approach death as a result of a serious illness or accident.
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Tipps bei Panikattacken
Online psychological counselling

What does a lemon have to do with fear? How to deal with panic attacks

“Suddenly I feel dizzy and sick. My knees give in and I fear I might fall over and lose consciousness. I might have a brain tumour. My heart is racing, my chest feels tight and I fear I’m having a heart attack.” This is how a client described her experience, which points to panic attacks.
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effizientes Arbeiten
Healthy at work

More structure in your working life: tips for working efficiently

Too much work, too little time – a problem that’s certainly familiar to many. One solution for escaping long-term stress is working more efficiently. Using these simple tips, you can achieve that.
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Tipps für starke Frauen
Living better

8 ways in which strong women quite often stand in their own way

Quite often, strong women make life difficult for themselves. Why not change your modus operandi and discover how easy many things can suddenly can? Here we sing the praises of multifaceted femininity, where women are allowed to be strong and weak.
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Psychisch fit im Job
Healthy at work

Enduringly mentally fit in your job. But how?

Many people experience today’s world of work not so much as meaningful but rather as burdensome and overtaxing. Flexibility, rapid workflow, production in line with customer requirements and high service quality are demanded. But any piece of work flows more easily if it’s a pleasure to do. On the other hand, anxiety, frustration or frequent
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Beziehung auffrischen: So lodert das Liebesfeuer wieder auf!
Living better

How to refresh your relationship and fall in love all over again

There comes a point when everyday life weighs on every relationship. If we get active at exactly this point and refresh our relationship, we’ll be rewarded for it: with the joys of spring just like the first day!
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