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11 April 2016
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Self Esteem
Women
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Women’s Expectations of Themselves

  Women are being sold a bill of goods and most of it buy it without questioning if its good for our mental and emotional well-being.  It’s the bill of goods that mass and social media is selling us. I have often found in my counseling work and in my social life that women’s expectations […]


15 October 2015
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Self Esteem
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Self-esteem: The Conductor of Emotions

Self-esteem is a very important aspect of everyone’s life. It is such a vital part of a person existence, yet at the same time too much or too little of it can be detrimental. Self-esteem is often used as a controlling tool. People prey on those who have low self-esteem because it is easy. Having […]


14 October 2015
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Self Esteem
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Change of Perspective on Mental Illness

The part about counseling that I look least forward to is the diagnosis portion.  No matter how many times I have challenged clients to view the diagnosis as a separate thing from their personality, it never fails – many of them view themselves as the diagnosis.  Sometimes the clients will use the diagnosis as a […]


22 July 2015
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Self Esteem
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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: Esteem

You are almost at the top of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs when you reach esteem.  Feeling really good about this climb up the pyramid, aren’t you?  Well, let’s check out what you should feel good about in this section! Within this stage, esteem means achievement, mastery, independence and respect.  There are two different kinds of […]


9 July 2015
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Mean Girl

I was so intrigued when I heard the term coined “Inner Mean Girl”.  There has been a lot of conversation (and rightfully so) about bullies on the “playground”, but as women we can be the biggest bully and the meanest to ourselves.  We are often comparing ourselves to the woman next door, over-critical about our […]


22 March 2015
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What Are Little Girls REALLY Made Of?

Every time I see a little girl, I find myself commenting on their cuteness and sweetness. “Oh, you have a pretty little dress on!”, “You are so cute!” “Look at those shoes!” “Those pigtails are adorable!!” Are these comments only solidifying the image-obsessed world we live in? Do we only notice our little girls for […]


Dreams Left Behind

Part 3 in the series on understanding procrastination.  Part of the process of ending procrastination is gaining understanding in the reasons why we put things off.  Fear of failure and fear of rejection (closed doors) can be powerful players in the realm of putting things off.  Knowing and accepting that failure and imperfection is part of […]


7 November 2014
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Self Esteem
Women
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Choose a Loving Relationship

It is most likely not possible to avoid all unhappiness in your relationship, we are all human.  However, your relationship should be more happiness than pain.  If you are constantly suffering in your relationship it may be unhealthy.  This may be an indication to get help.  Call us here, speak to your pastor, pray, be […]

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