A trait most commonly observed in the therapy room is low self-esteem. As a professional ‘observer’, I also see this in the wider world too. Celebrities, wealthy individuals and those who to the untrained eye, “have it all” are actually often seen to be in great distress. I have never been a celebrity or had the burden of wealth, but I too was one who others shared their thoughts – “I wish I could be in his shoes!”
When I poll readers, most say ‘anxiety’ is the condition they wish to know more about. So here are some thoughts – about thoughts that can lead to the emotional state we know as anxiety. [Read more…]
What we think about trust isn’t the sole domain of what we believe about those around – and outside of us. If we lack trust in what we experience AND and in ourselves, the impact on our emotions and behaviours, based on those cognitions can be significant. [Read more…]
It is never too late to begin the self-compassionate process of bringing your self-esteem back up to Number One. But first, we have to recognise whether our friend and life-partner, self-esteem, is with us at all just now?
Do you listen to your body? Because if you do, it will tell you everything you need to know for your present health!
Very interesting information about nutrition and mental health. [Read more…]
Labels, labels, labels…
If we must describe what I may be, then I am quite possibly something of each of the three labels within the title. [Read more…]
Following the acid test of providing free of charge over 500 downloads of the ‘rough’ copy compilation of blogs attributed to my website, I decided it might be reasonable to have a version of the most popular blogs formatted, tidied up, re-edited, proofed and made available across all major e-readers at Smashwords. [Read more…]
What are our next generations going to look like in their societal and familial interactions? I think we are very much still in transition, but there are a number of schools of thought around what is healthy, and what may be less so.
Phew! The title is enough of a mouthful before we even begin. Being mindful is about learning, or re-learning to be present, aware and living life in the here and now. When we introduce this way into our eating, positive changes are available for us all.