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Overcoming silence: our vision at REDEZEIT FÜR DICH

Overcoming silence: our vision at REDEZEIT FÜR DICH

Today, people talk openly about physical health problems such as colds or broken bones. But when it comes to mental health, there is often a depressing silence. Not with us!

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Why the emotion wheel can deepen your understanding of feelings

Why the emotion wheel can deepen your understanding of feelings

Imagine you had a compass that didn't show you the points of the compass, but the directions of your emotional world. This is exactly what the emotion wheel is ...

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Why is a call to REDEZEIT not just a call?

Why is a call to REDEZEIT not just a call?

A call to REDEZEIT FÜR DICH: Why it can be a step full of scepticism, but a leap towards understanding and support.

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From discord to diversity

From discord to diversity

And life can also be quite confusing. The many contradictions can create a feeling of discrepancy and unease within us. Author Tamara explains how you can deal with this.

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Mental Health: Depression and social media detox in a self-experiment

Mental Health: Depression and social media detox in a self-experiment

"I use my smartphone excessively and feel depressed. Could intense social media consumption promote depression?" Author Nora Hille's research confirms a connection.

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81% of Germans are happy but keep quiet about their feelings: New study for Mental Health Week 2023

81% of Germans are happy but keep quiet about their feelings: New study for Mental Health Week 2023

A new study by REDEZEIT FÜR DICH and Appinio shows: While 81% of Germans describe themselves as generally happy, 41% rarely talk about their emotional burdens.

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Anxiety at work in Germany: A reflection of mental challenges in working life

Anxiety at work in Germany: A reflection of mental challenges in working life

Over 50% of Germans are stressed and anxious by work, mainly due to pressure and responsibility, according to the Headspace survey. What can we do about it?

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Disputes with children - How to manage conflicts properly

Disputes with children - How to manage conflicts properly

Conflicts arise when people meet each other. Everyone has their own limits, needs and feelings. Our guest author Birgit Gattringer describes how children learn to deal with conflicts.

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Man and his creature of habit -  on the power of our habits and how we can change them

Man and his creature of habit - on the power of our habits and how we can change them

What exactly is behind habits, how do they develop and how can we use them to our best advantage instead of letting them restrict us? Our author Tamara Drexler knows more.

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Mentally healthy at work thanks to stress management

Mentally healthy at work thanks to stress management

28th April is Workplace Health Day - a good opportunity for columnist Nora Hille to take a look at the types of stress and how they affect mental health.

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Am I happy? About quiet happiness and how I can ask it into my life!

Am I happy? About quiet happiness and how I can ask it into my life!

20 March is the day of happiness, a good time to go on a journey of discovery with our author Annett.

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Connectedness instead of loneliness: How loneliness weakens us - and how we can counter it

Connectedness instead of loneliness: How loneliness weakens us - and how we can counter it

Loneliness is not the same as being alone. It affects many people regardless of age, gender or social position. Our author Tamara Drexler explains why.

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Talks and touches for the soul

Talks and touches for the soul

Non-verbal communication is a factor in conversation. When is it appropriate to use touch in a conversation? A short conversation with Prof. Dr. Sebastian Ocklenburg.

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Letting go is an art and strengthens our mental health - but too often our hearts are attached to objects.

Letting go is an art and strengthens our mental health - but too often our hearts are attached to objects.

What happens to us emotionally when we love things? What does that have to do with our ability to let go emotionally? And how does that relate to our mental health? Nora Hille knows the answer.

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How to stop the head rush and improve your mental health

How to stop the head rush and improve your mental health

Negative thoughts can lead to a vicious cycle, which is called "head-case". It can affect mental health, but there are measures you can take to break free.

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Mental Health in the Digital Age - A Mental Health Study with Appinio

Mental Health in the Digital Age - A Mental Health Study with Appinio

In a recently published representative study (by age and gender) on the topic of mental health, REDEZEIT FÜR DICH and Appinio asked 1,000 people how they are really doing.

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On the effect of appreciation

On the effect of appreciation

Five tips to kick-start the appreciation spiral by our listener Cornelia Linnéa Fiedler.

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Who is behind REDEZEIT FÜR DICH?

Who is behind REDEZEIT FÜR DICH?

15 questions for Ute and Florian, two courageous people who started REDEZEIT FÜR DICH. An interview by Annett Lossack.

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Magical everyday moments - recognising them strengthens our mental health

Magical everyday moments - recognising them strengthens our mental health

If we consciously go through our everyday life, concentrating entirely on the here and now, we can experience so much that caresses our soul. Columnist Nora Hille knows how.

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Talking to each other - also about stigma

Talking to each other - also about stigma

As if it were yesterday: The annual Mental Health Week took place from 10 to 20 October. We think that mental health should always be a topic.

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Study: Germans talk to make themselves feel better

Study: Germans talk to make themselves feel better

At the end of Mental Health Week under the motto "Talking lifts your spirits", a new study underlines that almost half of Germans talk to make themselves feel better.

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On a conversational journey: You only learn more about yourself and the possibilities when you reveal more about yourself.

On a conversational journey: You only learn more about yourself and the possibilities when you reveal more about yourself.

"I have been on a conversation journey since 2019. At the beginning, the journey didn't have a name because it wasn't consciously designed as a journey ..." René is on the road and discovering life.

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Depression is a widespread disease - and it threatens our mental health

Depression is a widespread disease - and it threatens our mental health

"I want to be small, crawl in somewhere, no longer have to think or feel. Life has become a tightrope act for me...." Author Nora Hille on depression and its threat.

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Professional fulfilment - how to find a job that suits you

Professional fulfilment - how to find a job that suits you

Only 16% of people in Germany love their job. The considerable proportion of 68% only do duty by the book. Listener Stefanie Fink explains how you can find a job that suits you.

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The effect of conversations on our mental health

The effect of conversations on our mental health

Language enables us to exchange what moves us in our innermost being. This can be very relieving psychologically and promote inner balance. Nora Hille from FemalExperts magazine explains why.

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Talking connects - talking helps

Talking connects - talking helps

Since a few days, you can find REDEZEIT FÜR DICH in the help finder of Freunde fürs Leben e. V. . We would therefore like to take this opportunity to introduce Freunde fürs Leben e. V. in our blog.

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Is that actually healthy?

Is that actually healthy?

Today, being healthy still means being physically healthy. But where are the sentences like "Honey, you have to rest and take breaks so that you are not completely exhausted at some point"?

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End of work in the home office: these 6 rituals help you switch off

End of work in the home office: these 6 rituals help you switch off

Do you find it difficult to draw the line between work and private life in your home office? The following tips will help you to relax after work.

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Saying no - How is it easier?

Saying no - How is it easier?

In many situations we simply say "yes" although we actually mean "no". And then we get angry about it. Coach and mediator Friederike Hepner-Ramm gives tips for saying "no".

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This is the fastest way to find your way into psychotherapy

This is the fastest way to find your way into psychotherapy

As founder of the non-profit MindMe therapy agency, Marvin Michael Gatermann is campaigning nationwide for easier and faster access to psychotherapy. He describes the path in a guest article.

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"Don't give me rainbows now": This is how queer-sensitive listening works

"Don't give me rainbows now": This is how queer-sensitive listening works

In his contribution, Coach Sy Legath explains the challenges queer people face in everyday life and why it makes sense to turn to queer-sensitive professionals.

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Mastering change in small steps

Mastering change in small steps

In her article, systemic coach Katharina Temme explains why people find it so difficult to seek new perspectives and allow for change.

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Is New Work driving me into exhaustion depression? Episode 2

Is New Work driving me into exhaustion depression? Episode 2

In episode 2 of our two-part series, we now have 5 practical tips to avoid falling into an exhaustion depression.

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Is New Work driving me into exhaustion depression? Episode 1

Is New Work driving me into exhaustion depression? Episode 1

Simply Listened: Crises and Mental Health in the Agile Work Environment.

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#Alliance4Ukraine

#Alliance4Ukraine

The need of the people currently affected by #war and #refugee is great. What can we do now? Like many others, we at REDEZEIT FÜR DICH have been asking ourselves this question since last week.

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5 reasons why pregnancy during Corona can be an opportunity

5 reasons why pregnancy during Corona can be an opportunity

Being pregnant during the pandemic comes with a lot of worries. Listener Astrid Meinberg invites you to look at the positive side of pregnancy during the pandemic.

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Help for helicopter parents: with these 7 tips you can support your child

Help for helicopter parents: with these 7 tips you can support your child

Helicopter parents always mean (too) well with their children. How you can learn to let go and still be close to your children is explained by REDEZEIT listener Astrid Meinberg.

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Talking to children about death: sensitive tips from grief counsellor Vera

Talking to children about death: sensitive tips from grief counsellor Vera

Vera Erb is a companion for children, young people, adults and families and a coach at REDEZEIT FÜR FAMILIE. As an expert, she gives tips on how to talk about death within the family.

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Returning to work after parental leave: These 4 tips from the expert help

Returning to work after parental leave: These 4 tips from the expert help

Reconciliation coach Stephanie Poggemöller shows you which aspects are important for a successful return to work.

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