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The 7 Thought-Habits of Highly Self-Confident People

Are there mental habits that will increase your self-confidence?  Most definitely. Below are 7 of my favorites 1. Don’t worry if you don’t feel confident all the time.  It sounds counter-intuitive, doesn’t it? But Dr. Alice Boyes, in her useful new book, The Healthy Mind Toolkit, describes her realization that she needs both self-confidence and self-doubt to [...]

Building Student Confidence and Self-Esteem

Online learning environments have been a game changer for Australian distance educators whose ‘classrooms’ cover thousands of square kilometres, but it’s more than just a case of being able to reach isolated areas. The technology is also allowing teachers to provide one-to-one support and immediate feedback to students who are struggling with issues such as [...]

How to Stop Beating Yourself Up About Your Mistakes

Psychologists call the act of defining ourselves by one choice, one situation, or one result catastrophizing. We might decide that we’re a terrible salesperson after just one month of declining numbers, or a horrible friend because we get in a fight with a friend, or that we’ll surely die alone after one painful breakup. I probably don’t have to [...]

By |2017-09-25T10:10:55+10:00September 25th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Society & Culture|Tags: , |0 Comments

Want To Raise Empowered Girls? Start Early

Don’t try to be perfect Girls’ desire to please can backfire. Rachel Simmons, author of “The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Authentic Girls With Courage and Confidence,” explains that when girls focus on winning approval, they shy away from risks. “If you’re a quintessential good girl, you experience failing as letting someone down. Instead [...]

Barriers to Success

Mission Australia The focus of this year’s survey was to uncover what young people perceive to be the main barriers to success. The results revealed that academic ability, financial difficulty and a lack of job opportunities are believed to negatively affect a young person’s ability to achieve their goals in life. • Alcohol [...]

10 Ways to Build Resilience

gettyimages Many people react to life’s challenging experiences with strong emotions and a sense of uncertainty. Yet people generally adapt well over time to changing situations and stressful conditions. Resilience is the process of learning to ‘bounce back’ from adversity, trauma, tragedy and other significant sources of stress. Resilience is not a trait [...]