Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: negative thinking

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?

How to deal with negative thoughts

How to deal with negative thoughts

  How to deal with negative thoughts Negative thoughts live in everyone’s mind and they have several characteristics: 1) They are automatic-they pop up without any effort on your part 2) They are distorted-they rarely fit reality 3) Negative thoughts are unhelpful-they keep you depressed […]

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 […]

Changing the way we think

Changing the way we think

Changing the way we think   Changing the way we think As thoughts play such an important role in our distressing emotions, it can be very effective to notice these thoughts, and learn to think differently, or to think about thoughts in a different way.  […]

5 Things You Could Stop Worrying About

5 Things You Could Stop Worrying About

5 Things You Could Stop Worrying About I like to think of worrying as unnecessary mental torture. We experience something like 50 000 thoughts per day (some estimate the figure as much higher – around 80 000 thoughts per day) and up to 80% of […]

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’, […]

How to undo negative programming

How to undo negative programming

Undo Negative Programming Our childhoods affect us immensely. Of course, some of our characteristics are genetically inherited – whether we are shy and prefer to observe instead of rush in and try something new are traits we are born with. So we have a starting […]