Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: self acceptance

Be yourself in a world full of haters

Be yourself in a world full of haters

Be yourself in a world full of haters. It’s the tougher option for sure. It’s so much easier to give in to peer pressure, to want to people please and be liked by everyone. We all know though, you can’t please everyone all of the […]

Celebrating size on magazine covers

Celebrating size on magazine covers

Yayyy to Cosmopolitan for the cover of their October 2018 issue. It’s heart warming to see that they have chosen a wonderful role model/image to promote!   Mandy X

How to build confidence in 6 easy steps

How to build confidence in 6 easy steps

True self confidence comes from the way you see yourself, not how others see you. When you build self confidence to a good level, you like yourself irrespective of what others think of you. Your self worth does not come from achievement or external validation. […]

Why compassion wins over comparison

Why compassion wins over comparison

I’ve never been good with showing myself compassion. A lot of negative message growing up taught me to be incredibly self critical. I didn’t like myself at all and it’s taken 35 years (minimum) to get to a point where I can show myself a […]

The definitive guide to supreme self confidence

The definitive guide to supreme self confidence

So what’s the difference between self esteem versus self confidence? Self esteem is created by external validation and self confidence comes from within. Albert Ellis, a famous Psychologist was once quoted saying, “Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to personkind because it’s conditional”. Self esteem […]

Tips on being body confident

Tips on being body confident

With today’s use of technology, specifically social media, body positivity has become a big topic. With Ashley Graham being one of the most famous plus-size models, and fashion retailer Aerie launching their #AerieReal campaign, being body positive is now more important than ever. It’s a journey […]

Why self compassion can make you happier

Why self compassion can make you happier

Developing Qualities of Inner Compassion Being  self ­critical can  be very stressful and  make us  feel worse.  One way  of  coping with  disappointment and our ‘inner bully’ is to learn be compassionate to the self.  This requires a number of things from us: 1.  Valuing Compassion: Some  people  are worried that if  they  are compassionate  with themselves  they  may  […]

One thing you must NEVER give up

One thing you must NEVER give up

You want to know the one thing that you should NEVER give up, not for anyone or anything? The simple answer is your self respect. Never give this up for anyone. I have seen people sell their souls to make more money, cut off their […]