Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: be brave

Facing your fears

Facing your fears

A reader’s experience Do you make a regular effort to face your fears? A reader of my blog, called Vincent recently got in touch to tell me how he was facing his fears. This is no half-hearted approach as he is attempting to do something […]

Approach life without fear

Approach life without fear

Each and every time you approach life without fear, you build up and enhance your psychological armour. The conquering of fear produces a feeling of exhilaration and that is why it is important to face fear and not let it get the better of you. […]

Live a little

Live a little

One of the biggest problems I have come across in my professional work and in my personal life is avoidance. We all avoid things we fear. Sometimes we allow life to pass us by because we are too afraid to take the next step. Have […]

How to reduce avoidant behaviour

How to reduce avoidant behaviour

Photo by theglobalpanorama How to reduce avoidant behaviour Fear often underpins avoidant behaviour. When we don’t like the idea of something or it seems threatening, the easiest option is to avoid the feared person/object/event. The bog problem with avoidant behaviour is that when we avoid […]

Think big

Think big

Think big It’s important to think big because you often get what you expect in life. This may not always work in terms of expecting fame and a ferrari and getting it but it definitely works in reverse. If you have low expectations, you will […]

Are you afraid of intimacy?

Are you afraid of intimacy?

Are you afraid of intimacy? Fear of rejection stops many people from being intimate with another person. I am not necessarily talking about physical intimacy (although that is part of it). More specifically, I am referring to emotional intimacy. Letting someone in and allowing them […]

Start your own parade

Start your own parade

  Start your own parade Have you ever noticed someone doing something daring or brave and thought to yourself, ‘If they can do it then that means it’s okay for me to do it”. What I am referring to in the title of this blog […]

Start your own parade

Start your own parade

  Photo by Dmitry Dzhus Start your own parade Have you ever noticed someone doing something daring or brave and thought to yourself, ‘If they can do it then that means it’s okay for me to do it”. What I am referring to in the […]