Exploring the growing trend of vaping and its effects on people.
We’re in a strange time at the moment. With a global pandemic and certain restrictions and even lockdowns at times, all meant to keep us safe, it can feel really hard to stay and feel connected. Humans are wired to be social and we need connection to thrive. We know the importance of staying connectedContinue reading “Getting connected and finding support”
For a lot of people social media is a big part of their day-to-day routine. Out of habit we check our feeds first thing in the morning, throughout the day and often before heading off to sleep. We watch how other people, whether they be influencers or those we know, live their lives. There areContinue reading “Social media and how it may affect how we see ourselves”
Self-compassion is just what it sounds like, being compassionate (meaning kind and understanding) to ourselves. In a world that can feel pretty hard day to day, and with all that’s happening in our lives, being kind to ourselves can have a huge impact. In fact, research shows that when a person is self-compassionate, they areContinue reading “Self-compassion and being your own cheerleader”
This might sound fairly obvious but it never hurts to be reminded that sleep is so important. Let’s look at some of the reasons why. When life feels fairly hectic and stress levels are high, our sleep can be one of the first things to be affected. Studies show that insomnia and other challenges withContinue reading “Sleep – Why we need it and some helpful tips”
Resilience is bouncing back from suffering just like how a slinky comes back into shape after it has been stretched. Suffering can range from painful life situations, mistakes, failures and a sense of worthlessness. When suffering hits you can choose to either be self-critical OR self-compassionatein response. Self compassion expert Kristen Neff believes the 3Continue reading “Resilience”
Conflict is a normal part of any relationship as our needs and preferences can often clash with the needs and preferences of someone else. The crucial factor when conflict arises is how we go about resolving it. When resolved well we can grow and understand ourselves and others better. Yet if conflict isn’t resolved well,Continue reading “Conflict Resolution”
Confidence is a certainty of your abilities and an acceptance of your imperfect self.