Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: self belief

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 […]

How to be invincible

How to be invincible

There are astute ways to be more resilient in the face of life’s challenges. Whilst theory is always easier than application, knowing what is needed to withstand the stress and strain of modern day life can help you to call on these abilities/skills when they […]

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 […]

Relative deprivation

Relative deprivation

Relative deprivation is an interesting concept. Humans are subject to this no matter what socioeconomic group they come from. There will always be people better off than us and worse off. The thing is, we tend to compare ourselves unfavourably to others and look to […]

7 Important bits of information about life

7 Important bits of information about life

Working as a psychologist has taught me important information about life. You may already know some of the stuff I am going to tell you. My line of work allows me to identify common patterns in behaviour – from typical problems in relationships to similar […]

Staying strong within

Staying strong within

I love the quote by Eleanor Roosevelt: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”. It’s a quote that I often repeat to myself, especially when others try to undermine me and try to belittle my abilities. Sadly, it often comes from other […]

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 […]

Dealing with dread

Dealing with dread

Image: Courtesy of:¬†https://pixabay.com/en/users/MasimbaTinasheMadondo-1388843/ Dealing with dread There are many times when I feel dread. Often, it emerges prior to the expectation of something unfamiliar. When there is a fear of the unknown, dealing with dread effectively can be a huge asset in life. The feeling […]