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Indicators Of Confidence

Motivation: You are motivated and enjoy what you do. Emotional Responsibility: You have a calm and focused approach. You notice difficult emotions but you work with them rather than letting them overcome you. Positive Mindset: Ability to remain positive when you...

How It Feels To Have Anxiety

For many, the experience of clinical anxiety can range from a persistent uneasy feeling, being distracted easily, and whole body tension that could potentially lead to the paralytic crisis of a panic attack. These feelings can be exhausting, tiring and can create fear...

How To Stop Taking Things So Personally

  We are often dependent upon others for our happiness, our security, this can be emotionally, financially and even our safety and this can turn to look to others to fulfill our needs. This can be dangerous as we can end up hurt, disappointed, and depleted due to...

Becoming Mentally Strong #1

Become Mentally Strong! How do you to talk to your self when things are not going your way? You're pushed to your limit and feeling deflated! Do you kick your self or do you catch yourself? Yes postive thinking, practicing grattitude and being grateful are good,...

Manage Anxiety and Stress during Coronavirus Outbreak

The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be very stressful and upsetting fo many people across the globe. This can strike fear, worry and become very overwhelming for people due to the uncertainty of the outbreak. An infectious outbreak can trigger: Stress about...

Things to STOP Doing

Everyone has these unhealthy habits that in one way or another ends up negatively affecting our lives. We need to ask ourselves why we do these things if we know that it ends up negatively our minds. A lot of the unhealthy habits that I’ve listed we do...

Anxiety – Avoidance & Safety Behaviors

Avoidance is a common coping mechanism for people to ignore what is causing them pain or anxiety. If you find yourself continuing to reassure yourself by telling yourself if I just pretend this isn’t happening or look away everything will be fine. This creates a short...

How To Love Someone With Depression

Loving someone with depression can be hard, it can be difficult to see someone you care about struggle daily,  hearing them speak about themselves with such negativity can be bewildering as you do not see them in that light at all. Depression can be loud and take over...

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone – As  Nike says, JUST DO IT!

  Start making small and big lists of things to do the night before Prioritise what needs doing first and work your way through the list. Get up, get dressed and show up! Be creative with your goals, set yourself a long term goal and do something small everyday...

Loving Someone With An Addiction

  Addiction is something we cannot physically see, it can be extremely difficult for close ones to understand and it can destroy relationships, marriages and can travel through generations of families. It could be a parent, sibling, friend, child or partner that...

Social Media and the Development of Social Skills

Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and other social media apps are a large part of society’s everyday life. As technology grows, people have become more attached to their phones and it has become easier to communicate via smart phones through apps such as Whatsapp and other...

How to Build Your Resilience

The definition of resilience is adapting and how we respond to stress and misfortune. By responding positively, it is most likely we will not take the hit as hard emotionally opposed to getting upset, frustrated and angry. Difficulties can be long-term that you may...

The Pressures of Women Today

Many women today are feeling the pressure to have it all together. This can mean different desires for each individual woman and everyones list may look different. However most commonly, women want to excel in every aspect of their life and chase success. After...

How To Create A Healthy Working Space – The Boss’ Guide

The mental health of employees is a crucial part in the success of a business. Boss’ may think that their employee’s wellbeing and mental health is not their business, when in actual fact, their communication and productivity is influenced by the way they think, feel...

Overcoming It – Mental Health Globally and in the Caribbean.

Mental health has been a neglected topic in the Caribbean due to social, cultural and economic reasons. Unemployment and poverty has been some of the contributing factors that have deteriorated people’s mental health. There is still a stigma of mental health in the...

10 Ways to Boost Your Self Confidence

1 – DON’T COMPARE YOURSELF TO OTHER PEOPLE One of the biggest enemies of self confidence is comparing ourselves to others. When we do this, we tend to focus solely on their strengths and compare them with our own weaknesses. This not only an unhealthy thing to do but...

What Therapy is Right For Me?

So, you need a little extra support right now. Just recognising that fact is a huge step. While looking for the right therapist can seem overwhelming, don’t sweat—this post is here to help. Did you know that there are actually a number of different kinds of therapy?...

Managing Anxiety With Creativity

Learning to navigate anxiety and depression can feel very difficult when it just won’t seem to budge! Anxiety can swarm like bees and almost flood your body with fear and worry. Those everyday distractions such as worrying about work, money, relationships or that...

Don’t Believe Everything You Think

6 steps to relieving your distressed thinking are: Accept your thoughts. This does not mean believing them. It simply means taking note of them and accepting that they exist. Assess your thoughts by stepping back to observe them and considering whether they match what...

How To Manage Anxiety When Anxiety Manages You

The future can be unpredictable, so it’s normal to worry about unexpected problems and whether you’re prepared to manage them. You might think about your day-to-day or long-term responsibilities and wonder, “What do I need to know?” “How should I get ready?” or “What...

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