Tag Archives: self-esteem

Perfectionism

I came across this article today. I have read it before and may have even posted it but I want to post it again because it really touches on a series of important ideas about perfectionism that goes too far. … Continue reading

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When is Your Cupcake Good Enough? Self Esteem and Self-Talk

A common theme in my work is helping clients work through the anxiety that comes from setting standards for themselves that are impossible to reach and then feeling disappointed that they are never doing enough. As you can no doubt … Continue reading

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Changing Your Personal Stories Changes Your Life

I tell my clients all the time that the lives we experience are a result of the stories we tell ourselves about our lives. For example, if I worry about my weight and beat myself up about not being slim … Continue reading

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Study Shows How Toxic Bosses Wreck Teamwork

Below is an article sent to me by a colleague that comments on how supervisors have an incredible impact on the performance and productivity of the teams that work under them. If only we could all get our negative supervisors … Continue reading

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ADD, ADHD or Vision Problem: Convergence Insufficiency Highlighted

Below is some fascinating reading about the surprisingly high frequency of ADD/ADHD misdiagnosis. If you (that’s right, adults may be misdiagnosed as well) or your child are struggling with reading, learning, school or work tasks, school or work relationships, you … Continue reading

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Simple Ideas for Eating to Improve Your Mental Health

Nutrition is always a topic that comes up when working with clients who are trying to “feel better”. What we eat plays such a large role in our over-all health including our mood and ability to think clearly, which leads … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Gratitude on Mood, Self-Esteem and Libido

Science has shown tremendously positive results in the mood of individuals who consciously cultivate gratitude. Check out these two links that discuss the psychological benefits of this practice (psychology today link) and a facebook page link that puts this into … Continue reading

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Personal Power and Body Language

Have you ever considered the relationship between what you do and how you feel, between your actions and your emotions? For example, it has always amazed me that when I am feeling good, energized or confident how I also tend … Continue reading

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10 things no one tells women about turning 40: self-esteem and getting older

Below is a great link to a thought-provoking piece on getting older and wiser and, in particular how your self-esteem tends to grow naturally through this experience. I have found that getting older, a.k.a., having more life experience/learning, has led … Continue reading

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Free Yourself From Food Stress: How to know what, when, and how much to eat

Below is a¬†worksheet¬†written by Michelle Morand from the Cedric Centre for Counselling that I think might interest anyone who wants to know how to Free Yourself From Food Stress: How to know what, when, and how much to eat. Its … Continue reading

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