It can be frustrating when you’re not getting enough done. Here are four suggestions for applying some psychology in the quest to be more productive.
Finding the confidence to be authentic is a constant negotiation between your inner self and the outside world, with you as empathic mediator.
We all try to show our ‘good side’ and hide our ‘bad side’. But if we try too hard to ‘hide the unacceptable me’, we can pay a big psychological price in the form of tiredness, anxiety and depression.
We are often good at helping others, but bad at helping ourselves. Here are three psychological tricks if you want to improve your ability to help yourself.
Fear makes us hide our true feelings. Through counselling, friendships, or personal exploration, we can encourage our suppressed, authentic inner self to speak again.
Assertiveness is normally described as a social skill. But, more generally, it is an ability to impact our environment. We can make a start more simply than we think.