Archive for June, 2011

4 Healthy Lifestyle and Healthy Heart Factors for Women

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Healthy LifestyleIt may come as no surprise that leading a healthy lifestyle has physical benefits, but it bears repeating.  It’s easy to overlook the impact of some of our most basic lifestyle choices on both our mental and physical health.  But those everyday habits that you form around how you eat and sleep, whether you exercise and how you manage stress have mental and physical consequences.


How to Tune into Your Emotional Warning System

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Sometimes you’re headed towards a crisis and you know it somewhere deep down, but you’re distracted or even consciously avoid the cues, and keep heading down that path.

But, ignoring your own internal warning system can leave you reeling from one crisis to the next.


How to Think Assertively

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

think assertivelyMany people develop beliefs that lead to avoiding conflict in the short term, but create long term resentments and loss of self-respect.  Beliefs that interfere with self respect include:

  • “saying no is selfish”
  • “Making requests of others is self-centered”
  • “It’s wrong (selfish, bad) if someone gets upset with me” and
  • “I should sacrifice my needs to others”
  • I can’ do it.  I’m stupid.  I’ll mess it up.

Everyone worries about standing up for themselves to some degree.  But, if you’re stuck in thoughts that you don’t deserve it or are fearful of the consequences of asserting yourself, it may be helpful to counteract some of your beliefs and worries.

Some thoughts that might give a person the courage to act on their own behalf include:


 

Subscribe to this Blog:
Feed


Or Get a Single, Daily Email (enter email address):

via FeedBurner



Recent Comments
  • Jean: extreme emOtions is dIfFicuLt to handle.why?Because theres a p0ssibility s0me thIngs becAme w0rSt and it can...
  • N P Duncan-Adam: The list of problems and difficulties experienced by an Individual is well covered here however the...
  • kathygram: She didn’t say how old her daughter is. If she is an adult, unless you have a release from your...
  • eugene: Well done! Good articulations and suggestions how to observe thoughts. Very encouraging, too.
  • emotionally&devotionally yours: hi there Chris: I get that you are trying to establish links between stress and...
Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code



Users Online: 12240
Join Us Now!