Seeking Approval – Perfectionism

Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, being nothing. ~ Aristotle Why do we seek approval? Because we didn’t get it when we needed it. Simples I am showing you this article from the brilliant Irene Cohen that explains the need for approval far better than I. How to LetContinue reading “Seeking Approval – Perfectionism”

Easing Stress and Adrenal Burnout

You must take full responsibility for your own health. We all need support through stress, hoping it will go away won’t work. When researching they all say diet, exercise and meditation. To my mind that just adds to stress and the feeling of failure. I am not sure why but I have always turned toContinue reading “Easing Stress and Adrenal Burnout”

Stress is the body’s response to change.

Stress is a normal reaction that happens to everyone. In fact, the human body is designed to experience stress and react to it. When you experience changes or challenges(stressors) your body produces physical, mental and emotional responses. (Cleveland Clinic) Stress is a normal part of life. Many events that happen to you and around youContinue reading “Stress is the body’s response to change.”

Negativity Bias – Being Perverse

I know I have touched on this topic before but I feel it also belongs under this title because we all feel perverse at some time or other. Being perverse is showing a deliberate and obstructive desire to behave in a way that is unreasonable or acceptable. We deliberately turn away from what is rightContinue reading “Negativity Bias – Being Perverse”

Tips and Action for Self Acceptance and Self Doubt Rebooted.

In EFT (emotional freedom technique) the setup statements end with the statement “I truly love and accept myself”. This is used so you focus on yourself allowing you to focus on your emotion. Some people will trip over these words mainly because they have trouble in loving themselves, acceptance is easier. We can turn theContinue reading “Tips and Action for Self Acceptance and Self Doubt Rebooted.”

Self Awareness/Acceptance

Wikipedia – In Philosophy of self, self awareness is the experience of one’s own personality or individuality. Self awareness is how an individual consciously knows and understands their own character, feelings, motives and emotions. I think this leads to Self Acceptance. Self Acceptance is defined by an individuals acceptance of all his/her attributes positive orContinue reading “Self Awareness/Acceptance”