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How managing your stress can reduce your gambling

In our lives we are often very busy trying to balance different commitments which often leaves little time out for ourselves. Whether you are a parent, working full time, dealing with family, relationships, or financial issues, chances are you have … Continue reading

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What do you want for the New Year?

The start of a New Year means making resolutions for many people, and hopefully you are feeling full of good intentions. The break over Christmas has given you the opportunity to reflect on the year past, and wonder what might … Continue reading

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Gambling and Holidays – Top Tips

With the holidays just around the corner, many of us will be looking forward to relaxing and taking time off. However, Christmas can be a difficult time for many as it can be expensive and often daunting with many expectations … Continue reading

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Support is key!

Asking for support can be challenging even though all the evidence says that you are much more likely to be able to overcome a gambling problem if you have at least one person who can support you. One of the … Continue reading

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The Magic Wand Question

“If I could wave a magic wand and gambling was no longer a problem for you, how would your life be different?” This might seem like a strange question, considering there is no such thing as a magic wand and … Continue reading

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The Gambler’s Fallacy – A Risk for Relapse

If you have been gambling for some time and you find you are having more trouble controlling the amount you spend, you might notice that you often have thoughts that make you want to gamble more urgently.    Many people battle … Continue reading

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Thinking about gambling!

Scientists have known for a long time about the link between thoughts and behaviour – Thinking about past wins may be enough to send you straight back to gambling. Identifying when you are having those thoughts, and how they lead … Continue reading

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