Category: Challenge Negativity

6 Ways to Spot Emotional Manipulation Before it Destroys You

Emotional or psychological manipulation can be truly devastating. Loosely defined, the manipulator plays on your good intentions, insecurities, vulnerabilities and weaknesses in order to get what they want. This could be someone you trust or even love, and they are often void of any conscientious considerations, will prey on these weaknesses in order to compel...

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[Video] How Vulnerability is a Strength Rather than a Weakness

Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share. What did you think about this talk? Comment below…...

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How to Deal with Jealousy …and How to Spot the Signs

Jamie and Jenny sat in my office. A young couple in love. But there was a problem. ‘I can’t stand it much longer’ Jenny said. ‘He watches me all of the time, checks my calls, and asks me questions about where I’ve been. Doesn’t he trust me? His jealousy is killing our relationship!’ Everything had...

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How to Stop Drinking Alcohol Every Night. 7 Tips for Cutting it Down or Cutting it Out

It’s the end of another hard day and you head on home to try and switch off, relax and unwind. Or perhaps you’ve put the kids to bed and you’re looking forward to ‘zoning out’ in front of the TV for a couple of hours. You deserve a little reward. You made it through to...

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How to Fight Depression by Challenging Negative Thoughts

Even though it’s perfectly normal to feel down at times, depression can be truly debilitating. Understanding how to fight depression is the first step towards beating it. The trouble is some people never seem to beat it. David was like that. ‘It’s like someone up there has got it in for me’ he would say. Even...

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