Believe in yourself

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Overcome feeling stuck We find all kinds of ways to hold ourselves back without even realising it. Take an honest look at what gets in the way of change for you.   do you compare yourself with other people and feel less confident about yourself? Stop! Start to focus on your strengths, abilities and capacity for […]

Choose people who are good for you

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Being with some people makes us feel better. Being with others can make us feel worse. The exercise helps you assess a relationship you’re not sure about and suggests an assertiveness technique you can use to help improve the relationship.   If you think a friend, partner/girl/boyfriend is making you feel low in mood when […]

Get things done

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You can beat procrastination   Do you put off jobs delay decisions waste time allocated for work ? Here’s some useful stuff to help you break the habit.   What comes first motivating yourself to make a start or making a start to motivate yourself? Increasingly researchers find that the most motivating thing you can do is make a […]

Beat panic

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Feel in control again Beat panic We know that a panic attack is very scary. It can feel like you’re losing control or something awful is going to happen. Shallow quick breathing, sweating, pounding heart, dizziness, feelings of unreality, nausea and chest pain are common symptoms. Something has triggered your fight/flight response releasing surges of […]

Lift your mood

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A mood diary helps you monitor and track your feelings. Quite soon you’ll be able to spot patterns because you’re scoring how you feel and linking it to what you do. You’ll become aware of what makes you feel happier and what doesn’t. For instance when your scores indicate a downturn in mood you can […]

Be honest with yourself

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It’s the first step towards change for the better You do have the potential to change and feel better. One starting point for change is to take a good look at how you think and feel about yourself and what you do – sometimes we get into unhelpful patterns which keep us stuck: Find yourself […]