Life isn’t always simple, it can be easy to get trapped in a cycle of negativity. One negative thought breeds another, before you know it you’re feeling overwhelmed with them all. If this sounds like you, then you might be looking for ways to encourage more positive thoughts and be more optimistic about life. Studies
There is a taboo that exists around the idea of suicide that makes people wary. But turning your back on it is not the answer. If you become aware that someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, that individual is probably reaching out to you for help. After all, none of us are mind readers.
It can be very hard to be objective about ourselves, and in particular our strengths. It is common for people to judge themselves harshly and create a negative and limited perspective of how they are. Sometimes it can be helpful to have some guidance on what defines being strong or resilient so here are a
How do you feel when you look in the mirror? Are you always happy with the reflection peering back at you? Do you worry how others see you? Body image is about how we see ourselves and how we understand others to see us, but it can be influenced by attitudes and beliefs as well
How do those people who seem energised by stress do it? They zip about like hyperactive pinballs and seem to thrive when the dial is turned up and the pressure increases. Wears me out just thinking about it. Stress is a part of life for us all and a landmark study back in the 1980s
Being self-aware means consciously considering the way in which your thoughts, actions and beliefs affect you, and the world around you. It delivers many personal benefits, leading to general positivity and a natural tendency to bypass negative thought patterns. Yet developing self-awareness requires an active engagement with the inner self, an indulgence for which many