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How to have a confident body image

How to have a confident body image

How do you feel about your body? Do you like what you see in the mirror? If you’re anything like me, your eyes are drawn to everything that isn’t right rather than what does look good. Feeling bad about the way you look can seriously […]

Stop making social comparisons

Stop making social comparisons

Stop making social comparisons as it is a futile exercise that only serves to make you feel worse about yourself. No matter who you are or what you have, there will always be someone that you will be able to find to compare yourself unfavourably […]

Self love versus self awareness

Self love versus self awareness

I am always going on about self love and self acceptance and how we need to champion ourselves more. This is true but I think I should clarify the difference between self love versus self awareness. Too much self love and never accepting responsibility can […]

Helpful strategies for anxiety

Helpful strategies for anxiety

Anxiety is a part of life and we can all use helpful strategies for anxiety to help us alleviate stress. Below are four helpful ways react to anxiety. Accept anxiety as a part of life You can’t make anxiety go away just because you want […]

The fear bully

The fear bully

The fear bully resides in all of us. The ever present bully that tells us we can’t do something, that we are too fat, too old, too stupid (etc etc). My fear bully is always there, encouraging self doubt and self criticism. The thing is, […]

The ups and downs of life

The ups and downs of life

It pays to accept the fact that life is full of ups and downs. It’s highly unlikely to live a life full of highs unless perhaps you are a Tibetan monk who meditates for days at a time. Even then, the human experience involves ups […]

How narcissists think

How narcissists think

  We often hear the term “narcissist,” but in reality, what does that mean? Does it merely describe someone who likes to be the center of attention or likes the way he or she looks, or is there more to it? A narcissist can be […]

Four sins in relationships

Four sins in relationships

According to John Gottman, there are four sins in relationships. These four major sins can destroy a good relationship. John Gottman refers to these four sins in relationships as the “four horsemen of the apocalypse”, in other words, with these sins present, your relationship will […]