I hate myself” – how to stop that thought in 10 steps

There are times when I truly hate myself. That sounds awful, doesn’t it? Some days I feel so heavy and almost crushed by the weight of my own flaws. It’s tricky and soul-destroying although I do not believe in the concept of ‘soul’ as most people do. I really think we’re more complicated than that. […]

Taking Charge of My Life by Telling Myself a Better “Personal-Story”

I have been having trouble with some negative self talk lately, and it’s getting out of hand. I have discussed this problem on my blog before, but I am finding this a constant struggle. I have recently split with my partner, whom I loved very much, and I am still feeling very emotional and distraught. […]

You’re Unattractive, Bad at Sports and Lazy. What Labels are You Tagging Yourself With?

I was describing the process of blogging and social media to my mother and she said to me, “Well, I’m glad you have worked all that out because you used to be terrible with computers.” It got me thinking. How many tags I attach to myself based on incorrect labels that others have given me. […]