Posts Tagged "Self-esteem"

Escaping with Alcohol

Posted on Feb 25, 2013 in Self Help |

Escaping with Alcohol

It’s easy to slip into the habit of a glass of wine, or a beer at the end of a day.  It starts with using alcohol to relax and forget about the stresses of everyday life, and ends up becoming often or regular, in increasing volume.  Using alcohol can become a coping strategy. Friday 1st March is Self Harm Awareness Day dedicated to increasing understanding about how and why people behave in ways that hurt themselves, and sometimes the people around them.  Excessive drinking, including...

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New Year, New You

Posted on Jan 12, 2013 in Blog |

New Year, New You

Would you like to change you? Many people think that they are stuck with their personality type, but research at the University of Manchester has shown that personalities can and do change. Your personality is a combination of your attitudes, behaviour, and emotional patterns. We used to think that your personality was a combination of your genes and your life experiences. You couldn’t change your genes, and so the emphasis has always been on changing external factors to help you feel better,...

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