Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: acceptance

Control, Resistance and Acceptance

Control, Resistance and Acceptance

    Control, Resistance and Acceptance Peace of mind and contentment doesn’t come from control. We all fool ourselves by thinking that if we can control our worlds and environments we will be happier. This is a myth. Firstly, there is no such thing as […]

10 ways to increase happiness

10 ways to increase happiness

  10 ways to increase happiness Accept responsibility for yourself When you accept that you are where your are in life due to your own choices and stop blaming others for your situation, you begin to feel back in control of your life. You, and […]

3 ways to embrace and reduce stress

3 ways to embrace and reduce stress

    3 ways to embrace and reduce stress I find life very stressful these days. There seems to be less time to enjoy life and most of my time is spent rushing about trying to complete chores and ticking off items on my to-do […]

Please like me

Please like me

  Please like me We’re all ‘people pleasers’ underneath. Who doesn’t want to be liked and popular? We can all fall into the trap of yearning for acceptance and validation from others. When we don’t get it we can feel useless and unloveable. We’re social […]

Instant Stress Relief

Instant Stress Relief

  Most of our stress comes from wishing life was different to the way it actually is. We may have imagined a more glamorous job than the reality of what it has turned out to be or it might be the reality of a monotonous […]

Positive Stress Interventions

Positive Stress Interventions

  Positive Stress Interventions   Do you ever feel stressed? I guess that’s a silly question. Even when you try (like I do daily…and often miss my target!) to stay calm, think positively and tell myself that nothing is going to destroy my ‘fab funk’, […]

When Life is Tough

When Life is Tough

  No one escapes the hardships of life. It is often the wise, kind, selfless and well rounded people who have known misery, despair and have faced challenges in their life. When life is tough you have two choices-you can sink or swim. Sinking does not […]

Everything Is As It Should Be

Everything Is As It Should Be

  Everything  is as it should be Take comfort in the idea that everything happening in your life right now is meant to be happening. Whatever is happening is exactly the way it should be in order to bring you the best possible long term […]