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Articles to help kids and teens enhance their self-esteem and self-belief

How to get angry and seek healthy revenge

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. Buddha. You probably think I’ve lost it – Sarah J Webb who prides herself on spreading peace and happiness worldwide is writing about getting angry and seeking revenge? What [...]

How to overcome your obsessive thoughts

  YOU HAVE TO BE KIDDING ME?! So what you’re saying is: I’m in a relationship where I’m tormented to the edge of my sanity. I fight my deepest fears, my self-doubt, my shame, guilt and guilt and I march myself out of there (ok, more drag myself on the ground out of there) with [...]

How to overcome mistrust and paranoia – PART 1

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough.” Frank Crane This article looks at the paranoia and trust issues you may have just after you leave a toxic relationship and how to overcome them. There is a lot of fear when these relationships [...]

How to stay positive once you leave a toxic relationship

Imagine this: A friend of yours is dating someone you know isn’t good for them. You even have photo evidence. You tell them, and tell them, and show them and show them. And they keep getting their heart broken and then heading straight back for more. (It’s an addiction but it’s pretty hard to see [...]

What to do when you can’t do No Contact? The Gray Rock Method

Whether you work with your narcissist, co-parent, or feel as though No Contact is simply not an option. There is another method you can try to detatch from your narcissist: Gray Rock. This is for anyone who can’t do No Contact No matter what the reason – if you need to keep contact with a [...]

How to fast-track your way to acceptance

TOOT! TOOT!!! All aboard the acceptance express!!! Here's how you can fast track your way to acceptance of someone's behaviour/choices/character when no one around you gets it... (Or maybe they're too hung up on their own agenda to throw you an olive branch...) 1. Research it First profile the person so you can see on [...]

An alternative to No Contact: The Gray Rock Method

No Contact isn’t always possible as you end a toxic or abusive relationship. You may need to co-parent; you may fear judgement from others; you may be scared of your next punishment; you may work together … or it may be another reason. In this case, it’s ideal to create an environment where they want [...]

The importance of self-care (and how it can help overall)

When we're focused in on how painful a relationship is, we can get so caught up in that pain, hurt and anger that we completely forget ourselves. So why is self-care important? Why is it important to you? What does it mean to you? Self-care - when applied properly - can change your entire life! [...]

How to accept something overwhelming

TOOT! TOOT!!! All aboard the acceptance express!!! Here's how you can fast track your way to acceptance of someone's behaviour/choices/character when no one around you gets it (or they're too hung up on their own agenda to throw you an olive branch) 1. Research it First profile the person so you can see on paper [...]

What is self-care?

This week my free Facebook group – Screw you, I’m choosing me – and I are talking about self care. Why I’s important, what it is exactly (as you’ll see here) and then we’re going to come up with practical ways to practise it. Do you need some of this in your life? Join the [...]