Improve your self-confidence and emotional connections with others

Do you feel like your insecurities and negative self-talk are holding you back? Do you want to learn how you can improve your self-confidence and overall wellbeing? Building your self-confidence might sound scary if you’re not used to pushing yourself out of your comfort zone, but it doesn’t have to be. Self-confidence lays robust foundations […]

Ups and downs: The positives and negatives of neurotic personalities

Do you have trouble controlling your emotions? Are you prone to emotional outbursts? Are your intense feelings, like anxiety or anger, getting in the way of your connections and relationships with those close to you? Those with a neurotic personality commonly experience emotional instability, mood swings, insecurity and low-self esteem. You may feel anxious, pessimistic […]

Why the power of self-care can make you stronger

If you’re feeling stressed, jumping from job to job with a busy schedule, or putting all your energy into caring for others, it might be time to take a step back. Not giving yourself time for self care can put you on the road to burn out or risk falling into the trap of workaholism […]

Diminish critical thoughts by harnessing inner warmth and self-compassion

The voice inside our head that’s filled with doubts, criticism and negative thoughts can often plague our view on certain scenarios and experiences. Maybe we don’t go for a promotion because our inner critic doesn’t think we’re up to the challenge, or perhaps we ruminate on negative social experiences, constantly replaying what happened.  Self-criticism affects […]

4 signs your love is an addiction, according to psychology

Are you ever told by your friends and family that you’re blinded by love? Or, that when you find a new love interest, it takes over your life and you bail on your other commitments? When love turns into an obsession and you struggle to control your behaviours, constantly seeking reassurance and unable to detach […]

How to stop blame from sabotaging your relationship

You’ve probably heard about how self-sabotage can get in the way of your climb up the career ladder. It gets in the way of your success and stops you from reaching your full potential, and you feel like you only have yourself to blame. Sometimes it’s our inner critic winning a battle, and sometimes it’s […]

Catastrophic thinking: How to manage negative thoughts

Dwelling on the terrible things that might happen if you do something wrong or don’t say the right thing is something we all experience, especially if the stakes are high.  If I mess up this presentation or my boss gives me a poor performance review, then I’ll lose my job and it will be the […]

3 ways to manage your harsh inner critic

Whether it’s after an embarrassing moment, the night before a big presentation, or in your day to day life, sometimes it can feel hard to escape from your inner critic. The voice in the back of your mind can fill you with worries and doubts, stopping you from reaching your goals or your true potential. […]

What is body scanning?

The health benefits of meditation are well documented, but it can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to begin or which type of meditation will best suit you and your lifestyle. Meditation is used by many to improve clarity and emotional stability, and it’s been proven to reduce stress and increase calmness. In this […]