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Amputee Life — Self-Improvement

3 Tips to Make You Become More Confident in Your Body

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Being confident and comfortable in your body may not come naturally. It seems that our default as human beings is to be insecure about how our bodies look or feel. And for a lot of people living with limb loss, that insecurity and discomfort can become magnified.

Three tips on how to be more confident in your own body.

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How to Turn Problems Into Opportunities

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Thanks to our ingrained negativity bias, we tend to feel the impact of negative events more than positive ones. However, when you talk to any adaptive athlete or successful entrepreneur, you’ll notice that they view challenges differently. They see problems as opportunities to learn and improve.

Tips on how to turn problems into opportunities.

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How to Be Comfortable and Confident in Your Own Skin

Posted by Bryan Potok on

How comfortable are you with yourself? It might seem like an odd question, but many would admit that they’re not comfortable with themselves. One way to figure this out is to reflect on your interactions with other people. Do you feel relaxed and comfortable in your skin the majority of the time? Or do you feel awkward, tense, and restless? 

Tips on how to be comfortable and confident in your own skin.

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Can You Think Your Way Out of Depression?

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Psychotherapy and regular talk therapy, with the guidance of a professional, are both proven effective in dealing with depression. Some people can look at how simple these practices appear and think they can get the same benefits through self-reflection and venture to think their way out of depression. Does this DIY approach to treating depression work?

Is it possible to think your way out of depression?

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Increase Your Self-Confidence with these 5 Mental Hacks

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Working on your self-confidence takes time and a conscious effort, especially as a new amputee. The opposite—self-doubt and self-limiting beliefs—seems to come naturally to us as human beings. So, we came up with a few hacks that you can implement to gain confidence in yourself.

Five mental hacks you can use to increase your self-confidence.

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