Self-doubt can be a crippling force, preventing you from reaching your full potential and achieving your goals. It’s that nagging voice inside your head telling you that you’re not good enough or that you don’t deserve success. But the truth is, everyone experiences self-doubt at some point in their lives. The key is learning how to silence that inner critic and push past those limiting beliefs. In this article, we’ll explore some tips and techniques to help you crush self-doubt and start believing in yourself.
How might our actions change if we are open to accepting that certain behaviors displayed by children and adolescents (and adults) are not rooted in laziness or a lack of trying but rather represent an often desperate attempt to avoid failure, humiliation, and emotional exhaustion in what is perceived to be a less than supportive environment?
Our efforts to identify the features of a resilient mindset represent more than an academic exercise. We believe that the more precisely we can articulate these features, the more successfully we can develop strategies for nurturing this mindset and resilient behaviors in ourselves and in our children.
Relaxation techniques may be helpful in managing a variety of stress-related health conditions, including anxiety associated with ongoing health problems and in those who are having medical procedures. Evidence suggests that relaxation techniques may also provide some benefit on symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and may help reduce occupational stress in health care workers. For some of these conditions, relaxation techniques are used as an adjunct to other forms of treatment.