Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: resilience

Mental health armour

Mental health armour

Nothing can prepare you for the grips of the black dog. Almost overnight, it can feel like a part of you has been taken away. Hobbies become chores and happiness seems to be a thing of the past. It is a confusing and stressful time, […]

How to increase your self belief

How to increase your self belief

It takes constant work to maintain self belief let alone increase your self belief. We live in a world that is well set up to erode our confidence on a daily basis. Rejection, failure, constant comparisons to others, the media showing the lucky few who […]

4 Ways to build resilience

4 Ways to build resilience

Ways to be stronger when life throws you challenges There are many advantages to fostering resilience. Resilience helps people face and manage positive and negative life events. Resilient people persist in the face of obstacles and, when necessary, accept circumstances that cannot be changed. Resilience provides a […]

Not all difficulties are negative

Not all difficulties are negative

Not all difficulties are negative even if they seem so on the surface. When we are faced with difficulties, compensatory learning takes place. This is learning that involves skills to help us cope with adversity. Skills that we would not learn if we hadn’t been […]

4 Tips for raising happy, emotionally healthy children

4 Tips for raising happy, emotionally healthy children

  4 Tips for raising happy, emotionally healthy children It can be tough raising happy, emotionally healthy children in a world that is so full of emotionally unhealthy people. Children spend at least twelve years in an educational system that is sadly, ill-prepared for teaching […]

Things resilient people don’t do

Things resilient people don’t do

    Things resilient people don’t do They don’t do everything themselves – they know how to delegate. They don’t spend inordinate amounts of time researching before making a decision. Example: reading a lot of documentation on a topic; asking for the same information from […]

Protect your self belief

Protect your self belief

  Protect your self belief No negative self talk Remember no one is perfect Don’t put others on a pedestal, no one is better than you Your opinions and ideas count – express them Be assertive, not passive or aggressive. Being assertive means honouring yourself […]

Tips for mental wellness

Tips for mental wellness

    Tips for mental wellness There are things that you can do to improve your general levels of contentment and mental wellness. It may take some practice but it is worth it in the end. The more we learn to manage how we process […]