Sometimes very simple techniques are the most powerful.
Each morning the minute you wake, write down three things in this day you have to look forward to. If you are having difficulty doing this, look for very simple pleasures, like: having a cup of coffee or tea, playing with your pet, experiencing a sunny day, reading, or talking to a friend.
Positive self-talk means purposely giving yourself positive reinforcement, motivation, and recognition- just as you would do for a friend. Congratulate yourself when you do well, and remind yourself of your abilities, accomplishments, strengths and skills. Keep a to-do list, check off accomplishments, and review your progress periodically.
In our every day lives, we are all guilty of neglecting our minds, allowing our brains to be lulled into a lazy, neglected, and unaware state. It is as if we are allowing ourselves to be sculpted by bland and repetitive consumerism, our individuality being chiseled away by a tedium we cannot even be bothered to challenge with any will.
Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression. Bipolar disorder is a psychological disorder that effects a person's mood. The mood swings are very extreme with a manic (high elation) phase and a very deep depressive phase. There is estimated to effect approximately 1% of the adult population.
If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, what would you do today?
Sometimes we forget how fleeting life is. There are no guarantees. We might be here until we're 100 years old, or we might check out in our twenties or thirties. We just don't know. But most of us tend to trick ourselves into believing that we have all the time in the world. We procrastinate, hesitate and put off the things that are truly important to us.
Our thoughts create our reality. Here are some Affirmations about freedom and love which create a more positive, happier more fulfilling reality.
Criticism is difficult to handle. None of us likes to hear the bitter truth about our mistakes and inabilities. But we face Criticism in life everyday and cannot escape it. We also criticize others so we know that it is a two way street. How to handle Criticism?
What To Do When We are Criticized?
Listen to the criticism and before you react to it, think about your strengths. That will give you positive input and make you ready to face the criticism squarely. Even if it is true that will give you the strength to face and do something about it other than an angry retort. Otherwise we may begin feeling angry and sometimes worthless.
Our thoughts create our reality. Here are some Affirmations about self worth which create a more positive, happier more fulfilling reality.
Many people never set any goals because of a phenomenon known as "fear of failure" . They are paralyzed by the fear of not succeeding. However, another major fear that is even more widespread and probably has stopped you from achieving your goals and it's often overlooked. In fact you may not even know you have it. It is the state known as "fear of success".
Being a teenager can involve a lot of juggling. Trying to manage demands at school, home and from friends can seem stressful--even overwhelming at times. To help teens handle stress and stay focused, parents should encourage their teens to budget their time, eat and sleep well, exercise, and ask for help when they need it.