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Tag: perspective

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 […]

When all is said and done

When all is said and done

It’s so easy to get caught up in the daily drama of life. When all is said and done though, very little of what we think and do each day will be remembered. At the time, life can seem overwhelming and we can all catastrophize […]

Reframing – the power of perspective

Reframing – the power of perspective

Reframing – the power of perspective There are many ways to look at a single experience/event. It’s important to remember that our perceptions create our reality. If we see something as negative, our brains will use this message and create a state that makes it […]

How to decatastrophise

How to decatastrophise

  How to decatastrophise We’ve all been there – something triggers us and we end up catastrophising and imagining the absolute worst case scenario. We make mountains out of molehills. Try out the techniques in this blog post to decatastrophise and get back to normality. […]

Time to reflect

Time to reflect

  Time to reflect I’ve never believed in New Year’s resolutions but I do believe in time to reflect upon where we’re at in life. Scurrying along in life blindly rarely leads to effective outcomes. Rather, taking time to reflect on whether we are happy […]

All about perspective

All about perspective

  It’s all about perspective I found the words below on twitter and thought I should share this with you. I don’t believe that positive thinking can overcome everything but I do believe that trying to choose thoughts that are hopeful will be more helpful […]

Learn to pick your battles

Learn to pick your battles

      Learn to pick your battles Have you ever heard of the expression: “Making mountains out of molehills”? I have come to believe that a lot of the stress and anxiety that we experience in our lives comes from magnifying and ‘catastrophising’ problems. […]

Life in perspective

Life in perspective

  Everything is relative. You don’t needto be Einstein to understand that. A human is as big to an ant as a buildingmay be to him. However, the world always seems such a huge place; so many countries, cities, forests, oceans, lakes, icebergs. So many […]