Emotions and Personality
Healing without Labels
When we resort to labelling ourselves as a result of a difficult situation ("I am a failure"), we often add to our distress. While labels can help us understand ourselves to an extent, they do not always benefit us. This article focusses on understanding the power of our consciousness and how labels shape our thoughts to prevent us from healing.
The Motivation Challenge!
We all hit different kinds of roadblocks in our pursuit of goals and changes in our lives. As part of our Motivation Challenge, we’ve created a quick worksheet that you can use to help you identify and work past any obstacles you may face. Read through our article for more!
Staying motivated towards something can be hard work! This article has a few techniques that can help you stay energized and committed to meeting your goals.
Forms of Motivation
This article helps you understand the two main types of motivation that we all need and how you can apply them to daily living.
5 days, 5 exercises to begin the practice of feeling better.
- For the next 5 days, we will perform exercises for each of these components.
- Some components have more than one exercise. In this case, you could either choose one for yourself or do both.
- You can do the task at any point of the day, however, start your day with reading what the task is, just so you are prepared.
Breaking Down Primary and Secondary Emotions
The human experience is designed to be whole, complete, full or rich. This completeness demands that we experience a range of different emotions, even the painful ones because they all play a function in our lives. Read our article below to understand different kinds of emotions, and how they help us.
Managing Guilt and Shame
Most of us experience guilt and shame in our lifetimes, some of us more than others. These are two powerful and intense emotions that shape and inform much of what we choose in our lives and they are very close companions of each other, with a few key differences. Read this article to understand more about each of these emotions and their impact on us.
Nurture your Self Confidence
Self confidence is the ability to believe in one’s own abilities to affect the future outcomes based on the past events or experiences. Low self confidence can be an impediment in one's growth whereas high confidence can help one set and achieve goals. Learn how you can nurture your self confidence to bring out the best in you.
Rebuilding Realistic Expectations
We go through different phases of life with the intent of making a change for the better. When doing this it helps to maintain a realistic mindset. This might be something that we often miss out on. Having expectations of ourselves is natural but we often keep having expectations of ourselves without a break. This can become tiresome and seem unrealistic. This article will help you learn how you can form realistic expectations from yourself.
Building a Healthy Self- Image
Self-image can be defined as one’s perception of oneself in the context of their relationships, performance, and appearance. One evaluates his/her strengths and weaknesses in these areas to form an image of himself/ herself. Based on the positive and negative attributes, one ascribes certain labels to his/ her identity which either encourages one to work towards success or discourages one from even trying. This article aims to help you develop a healthy self image which is an important aspect of your overall sense of wellbeing.