How to feel confident in your own skin is all about how we perceive ourselves in comparison to others. We are inundated with images that seek to tell us what beautiful looks like. If they are to be believed, we should all wear certain types of clothes, have our hair styled perfectly, flawless makeup and a body that screams out 'put me in a bikini, I'm gorgeous'. The reality for … [Read more...] about How To Feel Confident And Happy In Your Own Skin
Can confidence be faked? Can you really fake it 'til you make it? Proceed with caution. A fine line between being a fake and faking it 'til you make it does exist. Do it wrong, and you can damage your confidence. Do it right, and you grow as a person. You're probably familiar with the phrase 'fake it 'til you make it'. It originally came from a psychologist Arthur Adler who talked … [Read more...] about Can Confidence Be Faked? Here’s The Truth
Feel like a fraud? It's exhausting. The constant fear someone is going to find you out. Discover the symptoms and how you can regain your confidence. ‘God, you sounded like someone who knows what they’re talking about’. This throw away comment, of a colleague as we walked out of a meeting, cut me to the core. He knows that I’m a fraud. I’m not good enough to be … [Read more...] about Regaining Confidence When You Feel Like a Fraud
Do you want to overcome worry and live a happier life? Then this article is for you. Learning how to manage worry can leave you feeling happier. Are you a worrier? Are you worried about being worried? Do you worry that you have nothing to worry about? For some people when reading those three questions, they may start off nodding. By the end have a wry smile on their face. … [Read more...] about Overcome Worry And Live a Happier Life
Affirmations seem to be everywhere. In books, articles and research papers. But what are affirmations and do they work? I know that when I’m feeling positive I can get loads of things done. I feel good about myself. Problems become an inconvenience rather than a big issue. But, when I’m feeling low it seems that everything I turn my hand to goes wrong. Does this make … [Read more...] about Affirmations: What Are They And Do They Work?
Isn’t the dream to have the perfect life? In fact I would suggest that to some degree or another we are all a bit of a perfectionist. I mean, who wouldn’t want the perfect life. Nobody wants to feel that they are mediocre. Aspiring towards perfection is one thing. It’s a bit like happiness. We all aspire to be happy but sometimes things in life can be hard and we have to go through … [Read more...] about Being A Perfectionist Is Not Good For Your Mental Health