Blog on emotional well being and personal development

Tag: negative thinking

How balanced is your mental diet?

How balanced is your mental diet?

How balanced is your mental diet? You have probably never heard of the term “mental diet”. It’s a term that I came up with when talking to my clients about their inner dialogue. We all have an inner dialogue and often we aren’t even aware […]

How To Fight The Enemy That Lives Between Your Own Two Ears

How To Fight The Enemy That Lives Between Your Own Two Ears

  How To Fight The Enemy That Lives Between Your Own Two Ears “Negative thinking will never produce positive results. Change your thinking and you’ll change your life.” This quote probably says it all and it somehow relates to the law of attraction that what […]

Your thoughts aren’t real

Your thoughts aren’t real

“The quality of your life is determined solely by the relationship you have to your own thinking” – R.Carlson Your thoughts aren’t real Okay, hear me out. The idea that your thoughts aren’t real may seem bizarre but once I have finished explaining you will […]

How to manage negative thoughts

How to manage negative thoughts

Photo by martinak15   How to manage negative thoughts We have somewhere between 40 000 and 60 000 thoughts every day so it pays to be selective about the thoughts you decide to focus on.  In general, I have found that most of my clients […]

The curse of thought

The curse of thought

  The curse of thought Your thoughts and beliefs have the power to create heaven or hell for you. The thoughts you choose to listen to and focus on influence the quality of your life. The curse of thought is something we all have to […]

Do you hold dysfunctional attitudes?

Do you hold dysfunctional attitudes?

  Do you hold dysfunctional attitudes? It’s safe to say that we probably all hold some type of dysfunctional attitude at some time in our lives. Dysfunctional attitudes are also called “rules for living” by therapists and usually take the form of “if this…then that”. […]

4 Ways to challenge negative thinking

4 Ways to challenge negative thinking

  4 Ways to challenge negative thinking We all have constant inner dialogue running through our minds. We pay attention to some of it, but other thoughts are so automatic that we don’t even realise that we think them. They occur on an unconscious level […]

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

  What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? Past events and our upbringings shape the way we think. As we progress through life we begin to make assumptions about ourselves and others – some of these thoughts will be helpful and others will be unhelpful. In the […]