Blog on emotional well being and personal development

emotional well being

What are we all doing?

What are we all doing?

The older I get the more I realise how little I know. There is always so much to learn and the world is forever changing. Information is constantly updating. It seems to me that most of us are bumbling along doing the best we can […]

Depression – the black dog

Depression – the black dog

    Depression – the black dog Depression is sometimes referred to as the “black dog” and I wanted to share a very good video clip on this subject. It explains depression well and shows just how debilitating it can be for someone who is […]

Staying strong within

Staying strong within

I love the quote by Eleanor Roosevelt: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”. It’s a quote that I often repeat to myself, especially when others try to undermine me and try to belittle my abilities. Sadly, it often comes from other […]

Good little body

Good little body

I decided to write this post to show you a good example of reframing. The clinical term for this is “cognitive restructuring” and it involves adapting our thoughts in order to make them work for us rather than against us. We can choose what we […]