Difficult Relationships

Close relationships make us happy. But how do we deal with relationships that are difficult? These can be relationships with our partners, family, friends, or work colleagues. The biggest key to managing these types of relationships is to remember that other people cannot control our emotions. It is our own thoughts, that control our emotions. …

How to Write a List of Goals that Truly Motivate You

When you write a list of things that you want (goals), you usually think about stuff that you don’t have. You look at what is lacking in your life. But there are things that you have in your life, already, that you want. For example; I want to be married to my husband, I want …

Improving our self-worth

Feeling worthy is a cornerstone of happiness and satisfaction with our life. Self-worth is not about measuring ourselves on external accomplishments, looks, or possessions, but about valuing ourselves as a human being. A person with high self-worth will treat themselves with respect, love and kindness. They will recognise that what they do, is not, who …

Blame versus Responsibility

Blame versus responsibility is the difference between emotional childhood and emotional adulthood according to Brooke Castillo (How to feel Better Workshop). Emotional childhood is when we blame events, or other people, for the things that are wrong in our life. This kind of thinking leaves us feeling disempowered and helpless. For example; If it is …