Lockdown Positivity Checklist

Lockdown Positivity Checklist

Hey everyone. If you’re stuck at home in lockdown it’s easy to watch too much bad news and find your mind focusing on negative and unhelpful thoughts, and your mood gradually sinking down to your knees. So for those of us with time on our hands and prone to too many negative thoughts, here’s a

Don't beat yourself up -

Don’t Beat Yourself Up

Here’s a strange thing – one element of negative thinking can involve being damagingly nasty… to yourself. In other words, you beat yourself up. But that’s not the strangest part. The really strange bit happens when you know that you shouldn’t beat yourself up, but you catch yourself doing it anyway. Then it’s remarkably easy

Say Hello to Your Horrible Inner Critic

Say Hello to Your Horrible Inner Critic

You’ve probably already spotted that Laugh Away Your Horrible Inner Critic is all about not taking your negative thinking too seriously. And yet, chronic negative thinking and its consequences can be awful to experience and endure. You know what I’m talking about – the self-doubt, the beating-yourself-up, decision paralysis, self-sabotage, the disappointment of not achieving