Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: thoughts

The key to happiness – your mind

The key to happiness – your mind

  The key to happiness – your mind Your mind stores your memories and it also helps you to navigate life with wisdom and common sense. The computer/storage part helps us to analyse the world, compare things and relate facts to each other. The other […]

How To Fight The Enemy That Lives Between Your Own Two Ears

How To Fight The Enemy That Lives Between Your Own Two Ears

  How To Fight The Enemy That Lives Between Your Own Two Ears “Negative thinking will never produce positive results. Change your thinking and you’ll change your life.” This quote probably says it all and it somehow relates to the law of attraction that what […]

Past experiences and current triggers

Past experiences and current triggers

  Past experiences and current triggers Cognitive Behavioural Therapists look for links between past experiences and current triggers of anxiety and depression. We all have thought systems or schemas – these are a set of thoughts that become a habit. We tend to see the […]

Perception vs reality

Perception vs reality

  Perception vs reality Think of your perception of reality as your ‘map’. Think of reality as the ‘territory’. Perception vs reality is an important factor in how we live our lives and how successful we are at picking up on what is really going […]

Coping with social anxiety

Coping with social anxiety

  Coping with social anxiety Do you dread the idea of having to socialise? If you do, join the club! Many people get anxious in social situations, worrying that they will embarrass themselves somehow or not measure up to the people around them. Cognitive behavioural […]

10 Interesting psychology facts

10 Interesting psychology facts

  10 Interesting psychology facts   1)People who have cars with bumper stickers are more likely to exhibit road rage.** You may want to think twice before laying on the horn. A study at Colorado State University found drivers who use decals, dashboard hulas, and vanity […]

What’s the truth?

What’s the truth?

  What’s the truth? It’s a very good thing that many ‘truths’ exist. What do you believe to be true about you…about the world? These beliefs will have been formed over your life time – some may be accurate and some not. But according to […]

Never as good, never as bad

Never as good, never as bad

  Never as good, never as bad One thing that I have learned from my own personal experiences as well as via the stories my clients tell me, is that the actual reality- the real event is never quite as good as we think it […]