Cognition & Behaviors – Their Connection & How They Can Perform Optimally With CBT

Cognition & Behaviors - Their Connection & How They Can Perform Optimally With CBTAs its name implies, cognitive behavioral therapy deals primarily in two areas of psychology:

Cognitive – thoughts, the inner workings of the mind Behavioral – actions, what a person does, how a person reacts to a situation

Developed in the 1960s by a group of professionals, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) merged two separate therapies to create a dynamic model to help clients. Continue reading

Are You a Reflective Practitioner?

Are You a Reflective Practitioner?So What Is A REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONER?

Sounds like some kind of new alternative therapy dealing with mirrors!

It’s a person who has the ability to take on board new experiences and look at how these experiences improved them or moved them forward in their development. They then analyze these experiences on how they would improve their approach to that experience next time round.

By analyzing Continue reading

New Years Resolutions SUCK!

New Years Resolutions SUCK!OK stay with me! Here’s my reasoning.

Most people make their resolutions and then… they forget about them! Life moves on and before they know it, it’s New Years Eve again! Maybe they think back to last year and go “oh yeah, I forgot about that resolution” which makes them depressed, because it’s just one more thing that they were “gonna” do this year but didn’t.

So what do they Continue reading

Does Self-Improvement Really Work?

Does Self-Improvement Really Work?Self-improvement, self-empowerment, personal development or personal growth is an area of study that has been around for centuries and today, it is still as much of a hot topic as it was back then. But the question is – does it really work or is it just a “feel good” topic that serves to get you pumped up for a time?

First, let’s consider what self-improvement is. It is the moving of an individual from Continue reading

What To Do About Embarrassing Information Online

What To Do About Embarrassing Information OnlineWhat if you made a couple of embarrassing mistakes in your life and found that they were now online? The fact is that the all-encompassing internet is basically a database that that always remembers, never forgets, and is available to anyone looking for information about you.

With some estimates pointing to over two-thirds of employers now searching online search engines and social media sites, Continue reading

Help! What Should I do to Change My Life?

Help! What Should I do to Change My Life?Is there something in your life that you’ve been wanting to change, but haven’t been able to? If you are asking the question “what should I do to change my life” then you made the all important first step which is to search for an answer. By asking “what should I do to change my life” you automatically imply that there is something in your life that you are not happy with, something that Continue reading

How Do I Quiet My Mental Chatter So That I Can Meditate?

How Do I Quiet My Mental Chatter So That I Can Meditate?Have you been told that you must stop your thoughts entirely so that you can meditate? This restrictive belief prevents many people from exploring meditation, and leads to a division between the self and the mind. Such needless fears about mental chatter may prevent you from enjoying meditation as a meaningful activity — something that you can practice in a mindfully focused, and yet truly personal way.

Even Continue reading

Sympathy Gifts – An Expression That Comes From the Heart

Sympathy Gifts - An Expression That Comes From the HeartSympathy can be one of the most difficult human feelings to express. It’s hard to know just how to approach someone who is grieving. No matter how well thought out your words may be, often they fall short of the mark and can even cause the bereaved more pain. In most cases, listening and offering a shoulder to lean on can say far more than volumes of words ever could.

But this too can be very Continue reading

Lost My Job, Now What: How to Recover

Lost My Job, Now What: How to RecoverFound yourself saying “Lost my job, now what?” The next step after that is not tricky, though it may prove difficult to accomplish. However, you should not lose hope once you do lose your job. In a few simple steps, you will be able to get back on your feet immediately; follow these steps properly then you will be ready to face the world once again. First, it is a fact that losing your job is very stressful Continue reading

How to Overcome Your Stage Fright and Master Your Performance

How to Overcome Your Stage Fright and Master Your PerformanceDo butterflies attack your stomach at the mere thought of getting up in front of a group of people and performing? You are not alone.

Stage fright or performance anxiety is something which almost everyone has suffered, at least once in their life. Even professional performers, artists and athletes suffer from it. It can be detrimental to your career and prevent you from doing something which you enjoy very Continue reading