SELF HELP EXERCISES

Use Your Hero / Heroine to Help Solve a Problem

Use Your Hero / Heroine to Help Solve a Problem

Despite the many drawbacks of our celebrity culture, one positive aspect is that it gives people lots of opportunity to project their inner heroes and heroines onto real figures. In this exercise, we’re going to use your hero / heroine to help you work through a...

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Four Steps to Transform Envy into Personal Power

Four Steps to Transform Envy into Personal Power

In this era of famous Instagram models, popular YouTubers, and public figures who seem to have it all, it’s easy to get in a complex that you’re not good enough. The constant barrage of images of success and perfection can make you feel depressed and resentful that...

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Use Music to Find Solutions to Problems

Use Music to Find Solutions to Problems

Here’s a fun exercise to connect with your process and discover solutions to your problems. Think of a problem you want to work on. Take a minute and review your experience of it. Then put it aside and do the following: Step One: Close your eyes and listen for music....

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Self Help Ideas and Exercises: Part 4

Self Help Ideas and Exercises: Part 4

Imagination is the divine force, the great healer, the transformer.⁣⁣ Many people view their problems as solid “things” they can capture, diagnose, label, and target with a “medicine”.⁣⁣ This is an illusion.⁣⁣ It’s a strategy for pushing them out of one's awareness...

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Self Help Ideas and Exercises: Part 3

Self Help Ideas and Exercises: Part 3

Psychology has it wrong by viewing the inner critic as a purely negative feature of the psyche, something to get rid of by silencing it. Nowadays there are a 101 techniques for trying to make it go away. But your critic is the voice of your subconscious trying to wake...

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Self Help Ideas and Exercises: Part 2

Self Help Ideas and Exercises: Part 2

Talk to yourself like you talk to someone you love.⁣ Self talk is a powerful determiner of how we feel in life.⁣ It’s even more powerful than fate itself.⁣ The problem is that we’re often not conscious of who’s talking—which part of our psyche is mouthing off.We just...

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Self Help Ideas and Exercises: Part 1

Self Help Ideas and Exercises: Part 1

There can be no personal growth work without social consciousness.⁣ Lately, I’ve been seeing some online posts that say things like you should accept the present moment as if you chose it, and you should welcome and embrace your situation and just be present with it,...

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