This article looks at what happens within our bodies when we feel anxious and looks at some strategies and techniques we can use to counter the stress response.Read More
Each thought you have affects how you feel, each feeling you have affects how you behave and there are consequences to every single one of your behaviours, be it positive or negative. Behaviours that are CONSISTENT become HABITS and habits can become who we are and how we respond to our environment. Negative Thinking…Read More
When you are feeling under pressure, it is important to identify the main pressure points affecting you both at work and at home and to recognise that some sources of pressure are outwith your control. Sources of pressure over which you do have control can be tackled using a variety of strategies. There is no…Read More
Here is an extract from our Developing Personal Resilience course about learning to become more optimistic.
Highly resilient people have a realistic, optimistic view of the world. This optimism is not fantastical it is based in reality. They persist in seeking goals despite obstacles and setbacks. They tend to operate from hope of success rather than fear of failure. Setbacks are viewed as due to manageable circumstance rather than personal flaw.Read More