Learning to recognise and acknowledge your daily successes can counter this tendency to ‘write off’ compliments, boosting self-acknowledgement .and self-belief. Successful and resilient people know how to accept compliments. The best way to do this when somebody says something positive about you is to reply by saying “Thank you”. You don’t have to self-justify or write off the nice remark with something like “Yeah, I got it right, for once!”; “I don’t expect it’ll happen…
Use the relaxation response to train yourself to relax anywhere, anytime. It’s the natural antidote to stress and pressure. You may not be able to avoid the daily demands, but you can choose how you respond to them. The relaxation response is a physical state of deep rest that changes our physical and emotional responses to tension and stress. It is an antidote to the ‘fight or flight’ response, which is triggered when we feel…
Use this focused, brief relaxation recording to learn to relax quickly, whenever you feel the need.
Two minutes is all it takes to learn to train yourself to enjoy inner calm and comfort, and to boost your energy. All you need to get started is your computer or ‘phone. Follow the instructions and you can quickly give yourself a feeling of peace and inner calm. Use it regularly, and see how it makes a difference to your energy, creativity and relaxation. ©Barry Winbolt 2016
This audio exercise guides you to inner calm and comfort. It is designed to help you practice relaxation, and all you need to get started is your computer or ‘phone. Follow the instructions and you can quickly give yourself a feeling of peace and inner calm. Use it regularly, and see how it makes a difference to your energy, creativity and relaxation. ©Barry Winbolt 2016
Here’s an exercise to help you train yourself towards greater self-compassion. Research suggests that people who treat themselves with compassion are happier and healthier. If self-criticism holds you back, you can do something about it by learning to treat yourself with greater compassion and understanding. Use this exercise to help train yourself towards greater tolerance and self-compassion.
It will help you change the habit of unrealistic and harsh self-judgements.