Author Archives: Tony
It’s always a good idea to let the past stay in the past. However, a traumatic experience can make this more challenging.
Any incidents may affect the abilities of a person both physically and mentally.
Author Archives: Tony
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) says "social isolation and loneliness have a detrimental effect on health and well-being".
Some consider loneliness a primary emotion, on a par with fear and anger. For millions of years, survival relied on being part of a gathering; being isolated from your community was dangerous.
But now, a fear of loneliness can keep us in a toxic relationships, unfulfilling jobs, or destructive marriages.
Are you one hundred per cent satisfied with your life? Do you feel your life is fulfilling and full of meaning? Or are there things you gripe about and think you can’t change?
If you feel like you spend your life trying to be happy but never quite getting there, instead of shrugging your shoulders, why not decide to change right now.
We are all born with a certain amount of intuition. From a very young age, the problem is that we are often told to ignore our emotions or that our feelings are just wrong. Much like force-feeding an infant can cause the child to ignore their natural hunger control mechanism, it is the same with emotions.
Using positive affirmations every day is a powerful way of switching up your mindset and set you on the path to success. More and more people, from sports stars to entrepreneurs, are using affirmations to change their mindsets to concentrate on achieving their goals and creating the life they really want.
Idolatry is obsessive and unrealistic worship, devotion or love directed at another person, who has then been termed an idol. The obsessed person is the idolater, and invariably has a false mental perception of who or what the idol represents.
Idolatry is sometimes called idol worship, and the people who worship idols can be called idolaters.
The idol may be someone who the idolater knows, such as a school friend or teacher; or, as is frequently the case with teenagers, a public figure such as a pop music star, film star or sports personality. When idolatry occurs in adults, it is often at the beginning of a new relationship, when individuals may be unaware of their partner's faults and may even try to avoid discovering them.
Hybristophilia is one of the countless paraphilias with abnormal or extreme sexual desires. It is also known as Bonnie and Clyde syndrome. The term hybristophilia applies to those who get sexually aroused over someone else committing an offensive or violent act.
Many people are fatigued in today’s stressed out, distracted society and find life in the rat race frustrating. Few of us know what it feels like to slow down and be deliberate about actions and thoughts. Meditation can help you regain control in your out-of-control world.
Physical health is intertwined with mental health in a bidirectional fashion. Scientific evidence shows that changes in thinking patterns and behaviours affect neurological, endocrine, and immune systems. Contrarily, disruption in these biological systems negatively impacts on your mental health.
Merriam-Webster defines a people pleaser, as “a person who has an emotional need to please others, often at the expense of his or her own needs or desires.”
People-pleasing is a state of mind where individuals convince themselves that pleasing others is much more important than their own happiness.
Charming is defined as being pleasant, polite, friendly, and likeable. The most important part of that definition is "likeable." Being more likeable can make a significant difference in many areas of your life. Your relationships, business, career, and social life can all improve if you turn on the charm. If you want to learn more about becoming more charming, then check out these nine tips.
If there is one thing we can all agree on, Mondays are the worst! Right? Well, what if that didn't have to be the case? What if we could take a few easy steps and change our Monday's mindset, so they weren't that bad?
The following report includes nine powerful tips and three actionable steps you can take right away. It also includes a list of suggested readings for those looking for even more information to beat those blues.
The previous year brought us a lot of uncertainty and was definitely a year to be remembered, for better or worse. Try making 2022 more positive to bring you happiness, good mental health and the success you dream of!
Hey, are you listening?
We don’t always listen to our own self-talk or pay attention to the surrounding conversations.
If issues from the past are not dealt with, they can linger, fester, and adversely impact your day-to-day life. Overcoming past trauma is not always easy, but it’s something that you can do when you work with a therapist.
Protecting and nurturing your emotional health is just as important as safeguarding your physical well-being. Being emotionally healthy means understanding and regulating your own emotions, while also recognising and empathising with the feelings of others.
You can engage in many habits regularly, some every day and some now and then, that can help you maintain your mental and emotional health.
If you are one of those who commonly avoid tasks or specific situations, it could be for many reasons. But before you can work on solving or completing a job you’ve been putting off, it’s essential to narrow down what type of avoidance you are using to evade something in your life, so you can know how best to combat it.
If you’ve ever heard the phrase, “What you resist persists,” you have been introduced to the fundamental reason why your avoidance and how you cope can increase anxiety.
Like many of us, we have heard about mindfulness. I knew that it implied paying attention, opening our awareness to what is happening now, in the present moment, and accepting it without judging or trying to control it.
Mindfulness is unquestionably linked to breathing, yet we all know how to breathe because it is a natural phenomenon, and you would think it doesn't need the practice anyway?