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Replace negative statements with positive ones.

Replace negative statements with positive ones.

On Wednesday we talked about irrational and negative thoughts and how they affect our feelings and actions. “People think you are weird!” We looked at how such a thought can rigger our defense and even attack mechanisms. So, what if we replace that negative thought...

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Restructure your thoughts.

Restructure your thoughts.

Do you have reoccurring thoughts that are bothering you? Negative tapes that are playing in the back of your head? The first thing to do is to identify what those thoughts are. No matter how irrational or bizarre they seem to you. It is not uncommon at all that we...

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What do you say to yourself?

What do you say to yourself?

I know a lot of kind people. They will bend over backwards for others. I am sure you know people like that. It is very energizing to be around people that prioritize others. I like to think of myself as one of those individuals. But……. Let me tell you a little bit...

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You are highly valued!

You are highly valued!

It feels important to emphasize our value as human beings today. I don’t know if you’ve had similar thoughts to mine. I the shadow of this horrible pandemic, we talk about numbers. How many deaths. If people are in risk grous or not. Is there a risk that we’ve become...

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What happens during social isolation?

What happens during social isolation?

Social isolation is unhealthy for us human beings. I am not talking about the chosen isolation when people make a decision to be in seclusion for their own wellbeing. The isolation I’m addressing is the involuntary state that so many of us are in at the moment....

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Nip it in the bud!

Nip it in the bud!

It is completely normal and expected to have a shorter fuse these days. Whatever our reactions tend to be when we are under stress, it is important to give room for this. The pandemic is affecting us in so many different ways. That things are more tense in us and...

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Dare to ask!

Dare to ask!

I’m reading reports from many countries about the fact that isolation due to the Corona virus has caused a catastrophic increase in addictions. Many have crossed the line from using to abusing. Out of control behavior. I get signals about this from many people. People...

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Listen to that small inclination.

Listen to that small inclination.

Many times, the most meaningful things or actions the spontaneous ones that are unexpected. We all get hurt in life. Last week it happened to me and I feel devastated. I was sleepless and felt very sad. I gave up on sleep. Got out of bed and made coffee. As I sat down...

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