Self Esteem & Confidence

So many of us go through our lives burdened by low self esteem. We constantly make negative statements about ourselves. If questioned, many people will tell you of their weaknesses, failings and problems. They have little or no self esteem and confidence. Finding self confidence usually involves identifying these negative beliefs. Then removing them completely! When we examine our negative self statements, we usually find that they have their source in what we were told as children. False Conditioning from the past I once knew a woman who…

Couple standing at water edge

Baggage from the Past I often work with couples whose relationships are floundering.   Their children are the usual reason they are still together.  In most cases, the underlying problem is that they bring to their adult relationship unresolved emotional pain from their past.  It is imperative that they find ways of clearing emotional space between them.  They need to recognise and release the baggage from their past. Many have suffered a childhood which was abusive and traumatic.  As kids the only way they knew how to get by…

Leaf curled up representing anxiety and panic attacks

Panic Attacks usually occur when there is a constant background drain of anxiety.  This is often triggered by a particular event or combination of events.  People usually feel powerless to prevent the awful debilitating effects of a panic attack. But far from being helpless in the face of Panic Attacks and Anxiety, there are many ways to quieten and reduce these effects. Fear is a very powerful teacher that can highly motivate us to take dynamic steps to avoid panic attacks Strategies to Reduce Panic Attacks and Anxiety Focussing the…