Actions

There may be various things you want to change or actions you want to take. The following are some that positive people have expressed in the past. You may find these familiar. Have a look through and see how other people have taken action to change how they feel.

Deal with what has happened

Thinking about something over and over again reinforces the memory and increases the impact it has on you.

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Relax and be able to switch off

Ever had a weekend when you fill it up with lots of things to do and then get annoyed that the weekend went too fast, not allowing you to feel...

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Fight your anxiety

What is anxiety? When you experience discomfort, your body treats it like danger then your Fear responses kick in.

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Get better sex

Sex... There are three important components needed for sex to be good. It has to feel physically good. You have to be turned on mentally...

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Fix your motivation

Motivation is you telling yourself that you need to do something or be something. Telling yourself that you want a better body is not going to...

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Get better sleep

Why would getting better sleep help you? Sleep is essential for your physical and mental health to repair itself. Long term sleep problems can...

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Change how you feel about yourself

The hunger for change is nothing new. It’s easy to believe that you have changed substantially in the past, experiencing significant personal...

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Forgiving yourself

It could be that a series of events led to you being HIV positive or you did something that you regret or dislike about yourself. A natural...

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Be in control and not feel down

All of us have the ability to be in control of our emotions. Simple tricks such as counting to ten before making a decision and deep breathing in...

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Talk about HIV with other people

Talking about HIV to others (aka disclosure) is a very personal thing. People who choose not to disclose their HIV status to other people are no...

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Change your perception of what people think about your HIV

Everyone responds to situations and information using the existing information that they have and what they think. You may be faced with some strong...

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Healthier relationships

“Misery loves company” isn’t just an old saying. Emotions spread and sometimes you need to be clear about what you want to be around.

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