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.
Mental health is so important. During Covid-19 most of us have had to deal with life differently. Whether we have been in lockdown; living in isolation or quarantine, or have suffered financially – 2020 has been a year like no other. Most of us will admit to struggling at some point. Sometimes it’s anger. Or it could be fear – both of the virus or what the future holds. It is so important to stay in contact with friends, family or even reach out to a helpline. Share your worries, your fears. Holding it in is never a good solution. When you ‘suppress’ emotions, you create ‘depression!’ Talk… to anyone. Watch YouTube comedies. Stop watching the news – it is always going to make you feel worse! And know – this will pass. Everything does.
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.
Loneliness can creep up on the best of us from time to time. 2020 has created a situation that is making loneliness a challenge in many people’s lives. Are you one of these? If so, it is good to know that, with the right mindset and the drive to change, you can combat loneliness in …
If you’ve been smoking for decades, you may feel like it’s too late to quit. Maybe you think the damage is done as far as your health is concerned, and you’re too set in your ways to change. The truth is that your body will start to recover whenever you stop smoking. Millions of seniors …
Sadly, there are nearly 4000 suicides in Australia each year and nearly 65,000 attempts. Suicide is the leading cause of death in 14 to 45 year old’s in Australia. Covid-19 has dramatically increased these numbers. Everyone needs to know the ‘warning signs’ and when to ask ‘R U OK’ Statistically, 70% of suicides are committed …
Tell me to relax and I immediately tense up! Why is that? Why is relaxing, letting go of tension so hard? We have all these ‘labour saving’ devices to save us time and effort, and we still can’t stop. We are driven to keep busy. To preserve our mental health it is time to stop, let go and simply relax.
You live your life ‘on purpose.’ Or Do you just live each day as it come? When you are ‘winging’ each day, just going where the day takes you – You are living someone else’s dreams. You will live your life feeling frustrated and unfulfilled! Plan to Live Life on Purpose. You can have an extraordinary Life!
When you don’t know ‘why’ or do not have your values aligned with your Purpose, everything you do will be a low priority for you, and a high priority for someone else. Simply said: If you don’t know what you want, your day will be filled by creating satisfaction for someone else.