Assertiveness Tips

Choose your battles carefully. Determine your goals and decide exactly what you want to accomplish or change. Talk to the first person, be brief and choose your wording carefully. It can be helpful to write down the main message you want to convey Use ‘I’ statements...

Challenging Negative Self-Talk

Unhelpful thinking styles can have a negative effect on how you feel and what you do. Negative thoughts are ‘programmed’ in from an early age and have been reinforced over time in your decisions and actions. However it is very possible to change your self-talk to one...

Unhelpful Thinking Styles

When people are depressed or anxious their thoughts are often negative and extreme.  These negative thoughts can go round and round creating a downward spiral. These patterns of thinking are called unhelpful thinking styles or cognitive errors and include the...