UK Self Help

Ten Steps To Cope With Fear

Karin Sieger | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Noticing, accepting and facing our fear takes courage and energy. It involves stretching our comfort zone, which ultimately can make us more resilient and less frightened. Self care, looking after our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing, especially during frightening times, is essential.

Why Being Just A Tiny Bit Better... Can Make All The Difference

Johnny Luk | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK
Johnny Luk

I have been pondering about how the world works lately, one of my favourite past times. For example, have you ever noticed there is a pattern of the top 1% of businesses or personalities sucking up all the media profile, funding, and customers, leaving the rest surviving on scrapings and grinding away like bottom dwellers?

I'm Perfect In My Imperfection!

Ladan Soltani | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ladan Soltani

The yoga mat is your sacred space, your playground for learning. In this arena we're all students and teachers. In fact as a teacher facilitating the class, I find my students are the best teachers as I learn the most from them. We're all equal and I do my best to channel the ancient teachings of yoga to my best ability.

After My Last Health Scare I Decided On A Treat That Was Life-Changing

Karin Sieger | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Fear, uncertainty, relief, reprieve and human resilience - these are all part of going through a health scare. And regardless of the outcome, such scares can become personal milestones, we want to mark and celebrate. But how?

Revisiting The Road To Happiness

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

In 2006, at the height of my career and living in Knightsbridge, I took a three-month sabbatical to meander off the beaten track in India. The reason was that I was earning in excess of £100,000, yet I never seemed to have enough money to treat myself.

Why After A Near-Death Experience, Today Is Just For Me

Andreea Groenendijk-Deveau | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Andreea Groenendijk-Deveau

During a minor and routine medical procedure, I suddenly went into anaphylactic shock. Though I know a lot about such reactions, as I have two people close to me struggling with severe allergies, nothing prepared me for the traumatic experience that followed.

Lead A Healthier Lifestyle With This Six Step Plan

Katrina Bruni | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katrina Bruni

As a blogger, woman, mother, business person, sister, daughter and friend, I have naturally set some high standards for myself. I want to achieve, I want to be the best I can possibly be, but at what cost? You may well feel the same. Constantly putting pressure on yourself.

Post Holiday Blues? What Are You Going To Do About It?

Karin Sieger | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Post holiday blues can turn even the best break into a depressing memory. Is there a helpful message behind such frustration? Yes, there is.

You Are Enough

Bonnie Bruce | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bonnie Bruce

You'll run in circles wondering why the hell not. Wondering what you're doing wrong and what everyone else seems to be doing right. Wondering when somebody will look at you and say "you're perfect. You are enough" or, more importantly, when you will say it to yourself.

Are Your Regrets Ruining Your Life?

Karin Sieger | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Regrets are human, we all have them. If not managed carefully, regrets can cause self-loathing, anxiety and depression. What to do, when we struggle with regrets?

Ten Ways To Let Your Light Shine Brightly

Susan Leigh | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Many of us have at times felt prompted by the desire to focus on becoming the best version of ourselves, to let our light shine brightly and become the brightest ever! It may be at the start of a new year, a special birthday or the sudden realisation that we're not getting any younger. Sometimes it's a 'now or never' impulse.

Five Ways To Support Someone With Chronic Illness At Events

Amani Omejer | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amani Omejer

Today I have a wedding of one of my oldest friends, but I woke up in blinding abdo pain and with a crippling UTI. I should just stay in bed, but last year I missed 3 really good friends weddings because I was in hospital, so there is no way I am missing out on this one!

Ten Powerful Habits To Help You Weather Any Storm In Life

Quora | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Quora

I love to stay connected with people who give positivity to me. Especially during trying times, I connect with my old friends and family and they always have a way of making me feel better. Call a dear friend or spend time with kids. Get in touch with positive, optimistic people. Their positivity will certainly reflect upon you, too.

Unleash The Fool In You And Be Inspired

Karin Sieger | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Now I am a middle aged fool reconnecting with my dreams. I am still misunderstood and judged, but that's ok. I can cope with that. And I am hoping to live long enough to become an old fool with a heart full of passion.

The Direction Of My Heart

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

I have written before about the different types of love: romantic, maternal, self-love, etc. There is another kind of love- silent and fateful, an obligation to yield because it makes us who we are. A person can be the direction of our heart. A navigator on our journey through life.

Social Media And Mobile Tech: It Gets In Your Head

Dr Aaron Balick | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Tech
Dr Aaron Balick

Answer me this. Can you get through this entire article without checking your phone? Try it and see how far you get. At average reading speed it will take about five minutes. Can you go five minutes without checking your email, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. If not, you need to seriously ask yourself if your attachment to your social media is messing with your head and your relationships.

Don't Die With Your Masterpiece Still Inside You!

Amy Shefik | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Shefik

It really troubles me to see this happen in people all the time, it's like they go along blissfully unaware that they're gonna die. Listen to me people, we only have a finite amount of time here! Please don't let insecurity and fear stop you from sharing your gifts with the world.

Acting After Illness #9 Opportunity

David King | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
David King

Through your own thinking you can close the doors on opportunity and opportunities to make your life better and the lives of others too.

Learning To Love The Man In The Mirror

Neil Martin | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Neil Martin

When you look at yourself, what do you see? For many years I tried to avoid the man in the mirror, because he was my chief critic, judge, jury and executioner...

SEXIT: Can I Change My Vote?

Rebekah Smith | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Parents
Rebekah Smith

Luckily none of these scenarios actually happened and instead I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of women (and men) who took the time to write, speak or message me in support and share their own version of similar problems.

The Long Kiss... Hello

Anya Hayes | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Parents
Anya Hayes

But simultaneously, I'm clinging on to his love of it and his need for closeness to my bosom, because I know once I let it go then...well, it's gone. It's easy to become marooned in a habit of mourning and lost goodbyes, without properly greeting and welcoming new phases in life.

Anything Is Possible When You Believe - Pregnant Serena Williams Just Proves This

Lucy Griffiths | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Griffiths

When we start imagining something and start believing something, we open up pathways and new possibilities in our brain and then anything is possible. No matter how sceptical you might feel, put aside your cynicism, and be prepared to believe.

Set Boundaries For More Freedom

Hanni Melnicenko | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Hanni Melnicenko

I understand that people all have their own stories, their own standards and that my issue here was with my own lack of boundaries NOT with him or his.

Be Disruptive In Your Daily Life!

Keith Grinsted | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Keith Grinsted

There are a set number of hours and minutes each day, and you cannot change that. But, you can change how you use those hours and minutes. You have control, so use it. If you want or need to make changes in your life, you can. But as I have said above, you must make the effort.

One Easy Tip To Break That Low Self-Esteem Cycle

Robert Kelly | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Robert Kelly

Although our self-esteem is a product of the recent experiences in life and the way we've processed them - negative experiences and a subsequent negative thought process will inevitably lead to low self-esteem - it is entirely possible to reprogram yourself into processing these experiences differently.