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How to ACE Your Fears

By | 2017, Coping Strategies, FEAR | No Comments

What is Fear Exactly? There are 2 types of Fear : 1. Physical Fear : The Fight or Flight fear is the one that we are able to recognise all too easily. Examples are – the fear of deep water or heights. This is the fear that protect you from ‘harm’ – it’s your survival instinct. The warning signs are, tightening of the chest, quickening of the breath and that sense of panic. 2. Emotional Fear : These fears are…

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3 steps to improve your Self-Esteem

By | 2016, Coping Strategies, self esteem | No Comments

Ever felt like a fraud and that you don’t belong ? Perhaps you feel that you’re not clever enough / funny enough / knowledgeable enough / old enough … Blah – Blah – Blah. Basically, these fears are self-doubt; which is a lack of self-esteem. The good news is, that if this is causing you problems – then you can fix it. What is Self-Esteem ? Many, confuse self-esteem with self-confidence; but it is way more than just confidence. Confidence…

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6 Tips to Deal With Anger

By | Anger, Coping Strategies, Emotional Intelligence, Uncategorized | No Comments

Have you ever been in a situation where you regret ‘oversharing’ your emotions? We all too often hear of the importance of expressing our feelings and letting others know how we feel. And then when we do – lo and behold – we sometimes get frowned upon for being too candid. I truly feel that our emotions are a part of who we are. Being able to express them freely is an important part to maintaining our own wellbeing. Take…

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10 tips to deal with Social Anxiety.

By | 2016, Anxiety, Coping Strategies, social anxiety | No Comments

Everyone has their own challenges and part of our journey through personal development is learning how to successfully navigate them. Sometimes, when we are a bit unsure of ourselves, it’s easy to believe that everyone else has their act together and they are coping so much better than we are. How come some people seem to have it all sussed out whilst others feel totally out of control? The more the mind feeds these feelings of inadequacy, the greater the…

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10 tips to help improve your Sleep

By | 2016, Coping Strategies, Positive Change, Sleep Problems, sleep strategies | No Comments

Are you permanently feeling exhausted? Perhaps you feel that you’re always in a bad mood? Possibly you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t feel strong enough to do anything about it? The likelihood is then, that you do not have a healthy sleep routine. Sleep is very much part of everyday life and when things are going well, we tend not to give it much attention. However, when our sleep habits go awry, that’s when we have problems. Why is SLEEP so…

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6 Tips to Minimise Stress

By | 2016, Anxiety, Coping Strategies, Stress, Stress Tips | No Comments

6 Tips to Minimise Stress Are you feeling sluggish and can’t get motivated? Perhaps you have nagging self doubts and can’t seem to shake them off? Maybe you are snapping at your friends and family for no apparent reason? Likelihood is, that you could be suffering from Stress. Studies show that 90% of all GP appointments are related ( either directly or indirectly ) to stress. Stress, however, does seem get a bad name. Let’s face it, not all stress…

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2 Tips for more Productive Revision

By | 2016, Coping Strategies, Exam Stress, Overwhelm, Revision Tips | No Comments

It’s that time of year again. We are coming up to the start of exam season. Is your household in “Don’t-Panic Mode” ? Young people are revising, scheduling & planning. Some are keeping on top of it all – and others are struggling a bit. Whether your household is confronting end of year exams, GCSEs, AS / A Levels or even University examinations & Dissertations, the pressures are the same whatever the age of your offspring. As the student, it’s…

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Stress Buster Exercise : Just in time for Christmas

By | Christmas, Christmas Stress Buster, Coping Strategies, Positive Thinking, Stress Exercise, The Unconscious Mind, Uncategorized | No Comments

OK! So it’s manic out there. I am yet to see the tussles over the last bag of sprouts – but it’s getting close. We’re all out shopping – trying to spot bargains for things that we don’t even want.  If you looked at my laptop, you’d see three open windows : a ) An upmarket clothes store – offering 70% off knitwear – and I have 3 items in the basket ( I don’t even like the colours )…

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How to help your kids deal with exam pressure

By | AQE, Confidence, Coping Strategies, Exam Stress, Stress | No Comments

It’s quite understandable that in some households across Northern Ireland, nerves are rather frayed at the minute. Now that the AQE tests have started, I am hearing from so many parents about the difficulties they are facing whilst helping their children cope with the stress that these tests can bring. Like it or not exams are a necessary evil of our education system, and they have the habit of upsetting the equilibrium within families. So as parents, it’s important to…

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4 Steps to Beating Panic Attacks

By | Anxiety, Coping Strategies, Depression, Julia Roberts, Overwhelm, Panic Attacks, Positive Thinking, Stress, video | 2 Comments

Do you – or anyone you know – suffer from panic attacks or anxiety? Perhaps you worry about going out in public – just in case you have another incident? Panic Attacks can appear from nowhere – and for those that live under this threat, it can really disrupt our everyday lives. For those of you who know what I am talking about – you will understand that this can be very debilitating. I was prompted to chat about this…

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