Most of us are not born ‘assertive.’ It is a learned skill, but it is very necessary. We need to know how to politely say ‘No’; how to express our needs; and to be calm and clear when dealing with others. Those who can communicate their views, pleasure and displeasure to others without creating offensive are rewarded for their skills. Leadership is a combination of empathy, understanding and assertiveness. Practice your skills.
Living in the past creates fear, anxiety, and depression. It sucks the joy out of living! Whether you are sad that you have ‘lost’ something or someone, or fearful ‘something’ may happen again in the future, – you cannot live in the present. Your life is consumed by ‘what if!’ It is a fantasy world that creates anxiety and depression. Your only job on Earth is to contribute and be happy. It’s time to get back to living.
Who hasn’t suffered social anxiety? We have all been there! That special occasion, where we want to make the best impression, and it all goes pear-shaped! Tongue-tied, blushing, hot or cold sweats, etc. Mostly it is a ‘one or twice off event. But for some, social anxiety is a major handicap. Here are 5 tips to conquer social anxiety!
Are you taking care of your mental health… Here are some hints and tips that may help you cope a little better as we ride out 2020 and into a new and better 2021.
The major thing that scares smokers when they think about quitting, is relapsing. The Quit Smoking Experts 4 step hypnosis process to stop smoking takes that worry away. First, there is a Guarantee (T&C applicable) and secondly, after 14 years and hundreds of clients Steve Gardiner – The Quit Expert knows what works and has an enviable success rate. All you need to do is want to quit, book an appointment, and turn up. After your session, there is some homework to do. Easy Peasy stuff, but guaranteed to make you a permanent non-smoker.
How do you manage stress and anxiety? It is a normal part of life. We need stress to grow, expand our thinking and to challenge our thinking. But we cannot allow stress or anxiety to control us, our decisions or our lives. Decide what works for you and create your own anti-stress plan.
Addictions affect nearly every part of your life. Unfortunately, addictions also become progressively worse the longer you have them. Some of the most common addictions include addictions to alcohol, drugs, food, smoking, shopping, and gambling. Some other activities which people do not associate with being addictions are being a gym junkie or constantly exercising; workaholics; …
Epigenetics is the buzz word in medicine these days. So what is epigenetics and how does it interact with stress?
When you’re addicted to something, (smoking, gambling, drinking, over-eating, sex) you are a slave to the addiction.
You are the one who should be in control of your life! Is it time to make a change?
What if we were to chose to think about only the ‘good stuff’. The victories that we have had? Not just in the past but the victories or positives that we have had today. Would that help to reduce our stress and anxiety?