How to learn to give yourself a break

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What often fuels the comparisons and feeling of overwhelm is the mental chatter, the negative self talk so many of us engage in, without ever stopping to challenge the validity of those thoughts.

Research has shown that the majority of our self-talk is negative and works against us rather than for us.

So what if there was a way to break that cycle, to distance our actions and behaviour from the mind chatter?The negative thoughts create feelings of frustration, irritation and hopelessness.

Dr Russ Harris, an expert in acceptance and commitment training, has some good practices which can challenge negative thoughts.