Increase your self-esteem by using generosity to manage strong feelings (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by using generosity to manage strong feelings” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by using generosity to manage strong feelings: Altruism is when one’s behaviors and actions are aimed to benefit someone else for that person’s sake rather than for […]

Increase your self-esteem by using anticipation to manage strong feelings and thoughts (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by using anticipation to manage challenging feelings and thoughts” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by using anticipation to manage strong feelings and thoughts: The coming posts end the summary of defense mechanisms by going through the mature defense mechanisms […]

Identify your coping strategies for managing strong feelings and anxiety (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by identifying your coping strategies for managing strong feelings and anxiety” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Identify your coping strategies for managing strong feelings and anxiety: The tricky thing with defense mechanisms is that they are difficult to identify. Since they are […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding how you cope with strong feelings and anxiety (1 minte read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding how you cope with strong feelings and anxiety” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by understanding how you cope with strong feelings and anxiety: Defense mechanisms are often called involuntary coping mechanisms. Involuntary means that we all use […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding mature handling of unknown feelings and anxiety (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding mature handling of unknown feelings and anxiety” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by understanding mature handling of feelings and anxiety: The last two posts were about using fantasies as a defense mechanism and that they can be […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding how fantasies can help you (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding how fantasies can help you” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by understanding how fantasies can help you: Healthy fantasy is also about escaping real problems and uncomfortable situations by diving into literature, TV and Internet. For fantasies […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding supportive fantasies (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding supportive fantasies” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by understanding supportive fantasies: Last post was about immature autistic fantasy that is used to flee difficult situations. This post is about using fantasy in a more mature way such […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding how fantasies can protect you (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding how fantasies can protect you ” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by understanding how fantasies can protect you: Autistic fantasy is an immature defense mechanism where a person deals with emotional conflict and stressors by escaping into […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding how sexualisation can affect you (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding how sexualisation can affect you” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by understanding how sexualisation can affect you: This defense mechanism sexualisation is about transforming fear, pain or other overwhelming experiences into something connected to erotic arousal. It […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding how feelings can become opposite – Reversal (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding how feelings can become opposite – Reversal” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by understanding how feelings can become opposite – Reversal Reversal is an immature defense mechanism described already by Freud. It includes transforming something into its opposite. […]