“Never give a negative thought an inch or it will take a mile.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo Day Twenty Three: Challenge The mind is scarily powerful - when your mental health suffers, you realise how much control it can take. Negative thoughts can completely knock you off your feet. When your self esteem is low, you can … Continue reading 30 Day Self Esteem Challenge: Day Twenty Three
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Boost of the Day #160: Believing your thoughts
Your brain is an incredibly powerful organ. Your thoughts can have a powerful impact on your mood and your life. Positive thinking often leads to smiles, success and happiness. Negative thinking can lead to anxiety, depression and at worst, suicide. You need to treat your brain with the respect such a powerful organ deserves. If … Continue reading Boost of the Day #160: Believing your thoughts
Booster tip #13: Challenge your negative thoughts
Negative thinking, if done excessively, can lead to depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. We must learn to challenge these thoughts. Tough at first but with practice, it becomes easier. It helps to ask yourself the below questions...
Booster tip #7: Finding alternative perspectives
In my post about a useful, practical way of raising low self-esteem, I said I would write a follow-up article on how to find alternative perspectives to negative predictions. It can be really hard to think of an alternative perspective when you strongly believe something negative. Asking yourself the following questions may help... I will use … Continue reading Booster tip #7: Finding alternative perspectives