The Importance of Positive Attitude

The more I work at counselling people, and supervising other counsellors, the more I am passionate about getting the message across about the importance of attitude; not just attitude to others but attitude to self. It is our attitude to ourselves that we are likely to project onto others; if we believe ourselves to be useless, or boring, then we are going to expect that other people will have ‘noticed’ that, and we will expect unfavourable treatment from them accordingly. We then have to behave in yams that either defend ourselves from perceived, or expected, attack, or we behave in ways that over-compensate and end up people-pleasing in an (often) vain attempt at impressing others, or at least avoiding what we believe will be their disparaging remarks. Talking things over over with a therapist can help us explore our self-limiting beliefs and lead to insights that help live a more fulfilling and joyful life.

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About Annette Ansell

Annette Ansell Helping you create a better future for yourself I am a Client-Centred counsellor/psychotherapist with 18 years experience of working with individuals and couples. I work from my consulting rooms in Fleet Street, EC4, within The City of London, near the Royal Courts of Justice, the Old Bailey and financial hub of London. I also have a private practice in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire. Pic believe that we are all unique and therefore the only real experts on ourselves. I believe we can all be trusted to find our own way through our problems, anxieties and life crises if we are listened to empathically, non-judgementally, with a non-directive approach and willingness from the therapist to put herself fully into attempting to understand and empathise with what our situations are like for us, and what our individual meanings and experiences truly are. The power of witnessing someone's story should never to be underestimated.

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