Journaling to Conquer Negative Self-Talk
| |

Journaling to Conquer Negative Self-Talk

Self-reflection is a necessary tool for you to gain a deeper understanding of yourself and your emotions. This is especially important when you’re trying to conquer negative self-talk. It involves taking the time to pause, reflect, and analyze your thoughts, actions, and experiences. By engaging in self-reflection, you can identify patterns and gain clarity in…

Understanding Negative Self-Talk
| |

Understanding Negative Self-Talk

Negative self-talk is a common phenomenon that can have a significant impact on our mental well-being. It’s the internal dialogue we have with ourselves, often characterized by self-criticism, self-doubt, and negative interpretations of our experiences. We’ve been talking a lot about imposter syndrome and I’ve mentioned negative self-talk as one of the characteristics.  The Impact…

Imposter Syndrome in Relationships
| |

Imposter Syndrome in Relationships

While often discussed in the context of professional settings, imposter syndrome in relationships can have a significant impact. Understanding how imposter syndrome manifests in relationships is crucial for developing strategies to mitigate its effects. Imposter syndrome affects many people, causing them to doubt their abilities and feel like a fraud despite evidence of their accomplishments….

The Neurodiversity-Imposter Syndrome Connection
|

The Neurodiversity-Imposter Syndrome Connection

Although imposter syndrome is a common experience that can affect anyone, regardless of their background or profession, there is a neurodiversity-imposter syndrome connection that makes this phenomenon more likely.  The fear of being exposed as a fraud can lead to negative self-talk, low self-esteem, and a lack of confidence. Neurodivergent people need to learn how…

Impulse Control and Emotional Intelligence
|

Impulse Control and Emotional Intelligence

Impulse control and emotional intelligence are closely tied. When we think about impulse control, we also need to consider emotional regulation. Add in being able to make thoughtful decisions, and we can’t ignore the balance needed between impulse control and emotional intelligence.  We are often confronted with situations where our feelings demand immediate attention and…