Self Esteem

Challenging your Poor Self-Esteem

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self-esteem-image-negative-thoughtsEvery problem has roots, and there are roots to poor self-esteem. Some say that if you do not know how you got there you cannot deal with it. This idea is not supported in evidence based research. Being able to identify how it got there helps with peace of mind but does not change outcome to recovery.

Resolving in 2014

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Each and every year millions of people make New Year’s Resolutions only to see them fail in a few weeks. Why do we make these resolutions and why do they always seem to fail? In this blog, we will examine these questions to see if you should make them at all, and if you do, how to make them more successful. 

Why do we make New Year’s Resolutions?

Controlling Your Negative Thoughts

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negative-thinking-anxiety-depression-worry-stressNegative thoughts are very powerful. Like a snowball rolling down a steep hill, the more snow it gains, the more likely it will turn into an avalanche. The same is true for negative thoughts.

Unconditional Positive Regard: Is it Achievable?

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unconditional-positive-regard-judgment-loveRecently I was asked to give a presentation on Unconditional Positive Regard (UPR) to a housing coop group. Their issue was how to get everyone to get along and respect each other living in close quarters and cooperatively. As I was creating the presentation, the question of “is it achievable” was staring me in the face.

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