Blog | Kamini Wood, Certified Life Coach

Series: Part 1 of 4 Emotional Suppression & Techniques to Manage It

Emotions are essential in human experiences. However, when our emotions become dysfunctional, they interfere with our adaptability and affect our psychological and physical well-being. So, successful emotion regulation is vital for our mental health. Difficulties in adaptive emotion regulation are associated with different mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression. Emotional regulation is one of […]

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Self Talk

Self-talk is our inner voice that we may or may not be aware of. Our self-talk is entwined with our emotions – when we are in a good mood, the positive thoughts become more frequent and intense. And when we experience emotional distress, the negative thoughts dominate our mind. In turn, our inner voice impacts […]

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How to Change the Neural Pathways

Despite a common belief that the brain is unable to change dramatically once we reach adulthood, research in the field of neuroscience shows that our brain is actually much more flexible and adaptable than we originally thought. The major changes and growth of our brain happen throughout the childhood and adolescence. After you reach 25, your […]

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How the Environment Can Affect Your Behavior

Both social and physical environment can significantly affect our mental health and behavior. The environment can impact our mood, influence our actions, create or reduce stress, and inspire or discourage social interactions. Home and Work Environment Different studies show that bright rooms with lots of light (both natural and artificial) can reduce anxiety and depression symptoms. Moreover, […]

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It’s About Healthy Confidence

Healthy confidence means that we feel good about ourselves. Confidence reflects our belief in ourselves and our ability to succeed. If you struggle with low self-esteem, you might be seeing yourself as unworthy, incompetent, and incapable. These negative self-thoughts can prevent us from seizing opportunities at work, in school, and in social life. Striking a balance […]

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How to Build Confidence

Healthy confidence means that we feel good about ourselves. Confidence reflects our belief in ourselves and our ability to succeed. If you struggle with low self-esteem, you might be seeing yourself as unworthy, incompetent, and incapable. These negative self-thoughts can prevent us from seizing opportunities at work, in school, and in social life. Striking a balance […]

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The Power of Affirmations

Affirmations are positive and inspirational statements that usually describe the goals we want to achieve in life. Often repeated, affirmations are planted into our subconscious mind. This process motivates and reprograms the subconscious mind to strive toward our personal success.  However, most people repeat negative words and statements concerning their lives, and these statements get rooted […]

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How to Reduce Anxiety

It is quite normal to have butterflies in your stomach before speaking in public or to feel awfully worried about the upcoming job interview. Still, these feelings are considerably different from anxiety. Unlike normal feelings of worry, uneasiness, and fear, anxiety disorder characterizes an excessive apprehension and a nonspecific discomfort that don’t have a real […]

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