Accepting Uncertainty

Accepting Uncertainty

Accepting Uncertainty It can be very frustrating when you are unsure what the future, or even current situation, holds. Intolerance of Uncertainty The inability to tolerate uncertainty is an attitude that many people have towards life. This can make uncertainty, unpredictability

How to Turn Worry into Helpful Thinking

How to Turn Worry into Helpful Thinking

  How to Challenge Worries Our thoughts are very important and can greatly impact how we feel. Think of how your thoughts tend to differ between you’re feeling happy and when you’re feeling sad. So it’s not a situation itself

Challenging Negative Beliefs About Worrying

Challenging Negative Beliefs About Worrying

Challenging “Worrying is Dangerous” If you thought that worrying couldn’t harm you or or that it wasn’t dangerous, how much would worrying bother you? Probably not very much. And if you didn’t see worrying as such a bad and dangerous

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How powerful are our thoughts?

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How powerful are our thoughts?

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How powerful are our thoughts? Adapted from Centre for Clinical Interventions: Overcoming low self-esteem Different life experiences from both our past and present can influence how we view and feel about ourselves; however, for many people lack self-confidence

How to cope and STOPP stressing

How to cope and STOPP stressing

Life can feel overwhelming when you’re dealing with a lot different stressors and you feel like you’re stuck on an emotional rollercoaster. It can leave you feeling completely drained and wiped out. The good news is, there are a few

Different Types of Therapy Explained

When you are thinking of going to see a counsellor, psychotherapist, or psychologist, it can be overwhelming when trying to decide which one to see. You probably imagine laying on Freud’s couch, while the therapist sits behind you and listens

Challenging Negative Self-Talk

Challenging Negative Self-Talk

  Sorry it has been so long since I have been able to post on here! After my vacation a few weeks ago, things got very busy here in Dublin! However, I now bring you the third part on Anxiety

Anxiety and Negative Self Talk

A guy walks past you and bumps into you. How do you respond? Do you think “oh, he must be in a hurry” and move on? Or do you think, “Geez! What is that guy’s problem, I can’t believe he

Addiction: Identifying our Triggers

When we are trying to stop any addiction or behavior, whether its emotional eating, anger, drinking, smoking, drug use, or just trying to decrease our anxiety responses, it’s important to learn how to identify the triggers for each behavior are.