Body Language and Self-Esteem: Using body language to your advantage

Body Language and Self-Esteem: Using body language to your advantage

Body Language and Self-Esteem There are two main ways we communicate with other people; verbally and non-verbally. While most people know how to use their verbal communication to effectively communicate with others, sometimes the non-verbal needs a little bit more

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 Self-Compassion Can Improve Body Image

How Self-Compassion Can Improve Body Image

We all have times here and there where we don’t feel particularly great about ourselves or how we look; however, what makes some people get over it more quickly than others? It turns out the key is self-compassion. A recent

5 Steps to Build Your Self Confidence

5 Steps to Build Your Self Confidence

This blog post was originally written as an article for the Irish Sunday Business Post on behalf of ReachOut.com Self-confidence is a trait that is very important in so many aspects of life; however, it seems to be something that a

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 (Part II)

Last week we discussed how to identify that negative self-talk is occurring. This week we’re going to talk about the different types of negative self-talk that we tend to fall into. Types of Negative Self-Talk As I said above, there are

When Bullies Attack

Bullying is a problem just about everyone experiences at some point in their life. It doesn’t just occur between children either, it can happen in adolescence and adulthood as well. What is bullying? Bullying takes many forms, and can happen

Count What Matters – Helping a friend with an eating disorder

anad.org As many of you in the health community know, this week (February 26-March 3rd) is National Eating Awareness Week in America, and this past week (February 20-26th) in Ireland. So, to do my part, today’s post is about the

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

You may have heard me mention the term, “Borderline Personality Disorder” in my last post about attachment styles. Did it get you wondering, “what exactly is that?” Well, before going forward with any more posts on attachment, I thought I’d explain just

Attachment Styles – What are they?

The attachments we form with our primary caregivers are the most important relationships we will ever make. They give us the foundation for all future relationships and teach us how to handle everyday events in our lives. When our experiences