How To Gain Coping Mechanisms For Self-Harm

What is Self Harm? Self-harm is a deliberate act of causing harm to your self. This can be anything from:  Cutting Biting Hair Pulling Hitting Swallowing dangerous items Self-neglect Putting yourself in dangerous situations Why do people self-harm? People can self-harm for many reasons. Some of the reasons why they may self-harm are below: 1. To release tension and distress Some people find that physically harming themselves brings an instant sense of calm and relief from the emotions that they are feeling at that moment in time. By harming themselves this can release the tension and distress that they are feeling. 2. To feel in control When people feel that in their lives they have little control or even no…

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How To Be Confident

“Confidence is something you create within yourself by believing in who you are” What is confidence? Confidence is knowing what you are good at, the value you provide and the presence of yourself that you bring to any conversation, meeting or groups that you are involved with. Confidence is important because without it people are unable to achieve the level of happiness and success they desire. So what is low confidence? Low confidence is when you see yourself in a negative self-critical way. It is when you regard yourself as being inadequate, unacceptable, unworthy and unlovable. These thoughts can go on to affect your behaviour and life choices. So what can you do to build your confidence? It is true…

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