Tag: be happy

Will I ever find love?

Will I ever find love?

Will I ever find love? That’s a question that millions of people ask themselves. I know I have. My love-life has been a real rollercoaster. I left the safety of a mundane relationship to find something better. Looking back there are pros and cons to…

5 ways to feel happy now

5 ways to feel happy now

  1) Believe that you have choices If you want to feel happy now it’s important to consider your options. One of the quickest ways to feel miserable is when we feel trapped and feel stuck in life. What we believe can expand or limit…

Eleven ways that your thinking lets you down

Eleven ways that your thinking lets you down

When we feel unhappy, our emotional disturbances come from our thoughts. Dr Albert Ellis identified 11 irrational beliefs that cause us to feel emotions such as anger, hate, worry, panic, insecurity, jealousy, passivity, procrastination, and other forms of escape. To reduce these unwelcome emotions involves…

The foolproof mood-boosting plan

The foolproof mood-boosting plan

The foolproof mood-boosting plan is made up of seven simple ways to feel happier now. You can choose to feel happier with your lot in life without tons of money, a romantic partner, or any other things that might be on your wish list. Self-improvement…

11 things that might make you happier

11 things that might make you happier

We can all do with a dose of happiness – I’ll never say no! So here are a few simple things to try to get that happiness boost…   Hug someone Hugging someone releases oxytocin –  a feel good hormone. It’s simialr to endorphins but…

How to make the most of life

How to make the most of life

Life is short and many of us spend time wastefully. Some of us behave as if we will live forever and forget that life can quickly pass by. I sometimes look back and wonder where the time has gone. When a friend recently passed away,…

Planning For The Future: It’s Time To Get It Done

Planning For The Future: It’s Time To Get It Done

“What do you want in life?”   It’s one of the most difficult questions for anyone to answer, and yet we don’t get a lot of time to answer it. Life is not a guarantee; time is not a guarantee. We don’t get to choose…

Life is too short

Life is too short

Life is too short to spend it doing things that hurt you upset you, make you mad or just don’t fit in with your goals and values. When you appreciate that life is too short, you could make less time for the following: Spending time…

Three simple ways to reduce stress and anxiety

Three simple ways to reduce stress and anxiety

There are three simple ways to reduce stress and anxiety. If you’re anything like me, I find life stressful to varying degree but it’s rare that I have days on end with no stress or anxiety. Knowing simple ways to reduce stress and anxiety is…

No one else can fix you

No one else can fix you

No one else can fix you except yourself. The best counsellor or therapist in the world won’t be able to fix you without your collaboration and cooperation. As a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, I sometimes get clients who expect me to ‘fix’ them. They have this…

Living or existing?

Living or existing?

I have always had this ability to observe society from afar, almost as if I was an alien from another planet. I watch people, observe societal trends and customs and sometimes see the world as this hurly burly noisy place where we are all mindlessly…

Optimistically Dealing With The Harsh Facts Of Life

Optimistically Dealing With The Harsh Facts Of Life

It’s no surprise to most of us that life isn’t exactly how we might want it, completely. It might be that despite having the perfect family unit, and the perfect job, you’re still at a loss as to the current political climate. Climate change is…