Being a child means being dependent on others and having little control over what happens to you. If your vulnerability is protected, you spend your childhood learning life-skills that prepare you for adulthood. If you are not protected, you spend your childhood learning survival skills. Adulthood is either thrust on you too soon or catches you unprepared.
We all need a break from our thoughts from time to time. Sometimes we take breaks through excessive drinking, eating, drugging, gambling, or gaming. While these activities give us a temporary break, they can also disconnect us from our emotions. Continue reading “Give your Mind a Needed Break”
Let’s be honest; most experiences are not horrible. They might be unfortunate or, at the very least, unpleasant. If you tell yourself that uncomfortable situations are horrible, you will experience more stress. When we exaggerate our experiences, we increase our emotional intensity and make situations harder than they need to be. Continue reading “How to Stop Faulty Thinking Habits”
Change the way you talk to yourself and change your life. The primary difference between an insecure person and a confident person is the way they talk to themselves. Continue reading “Your Self-Talk Defines You”