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Category Archives: Self-Esteem

From the Other Side

Hello from the other side. I must have called a thousand times… -Adele & Greg Kurstin I read somewhere that Adele sees this song as being as much about connecting with herself as anyone else. This is such a powerful song for me, … Continue reading

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Bullying

So often lately I have heard adults discussing bullying. What many don’t seem to understand is that although bulling has always been around, it has morphed into something very different from when they were growing up.  I have even heard adults … Continue reading

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Me, Myself and I

As a therapist, it is important for me to encourage my clients to feel better about themselves. I remind them that they all possess the ability to feel powerful, in control and stronger than ever. Yes, my education, training and skills guide … Continue reading

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Coming to America

When immigrants come to America, they begin their journey with excitement and hope for new opportunities. However, they may find that the challenges of adapting to American culture are greater than they imagined. Learning the diverse cultural identity of American … Continue reading

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Discover Your True Potential

From my previous post… Do not compare yourself to others. Thomas Jefferson once said, “Comparison is the thief of Joy.” If we compare ourselves to the models in the magazines, especially those who have been drastically altered, we are doing … Continue reading

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The Voice in Your Head

There is an adage that most of us have heard at some point while we were growing up. It states, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, then don’t say anything at all.” I think, in general, that’s a … Continue reading

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Operation: Love Yourself

As a therapist, one of the most common complaints I hear from clients is about low self-esteem. Being a woman who has struggled with her weight for years because of an unfortunate medical diagnosis, I know personally the struggles that many … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem Group at Life Enhancement Counseling Services

Beginning March 3rd from 5:30pm – 6:30pm every Monday, Life Enhancement Counseling Services will facilitate a six-week self-esteem group for girls, ages 13-17. The group will be led by Baret Melton. We are really excited to get this group started … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem and Adolescence

The teenage years. For some parents, this time period can evoke feelings of fear, frustration, and despair. Why did he/she say that? Why did he/she do that? What was he/she thinking?! These are some of the many questions one asks … Continue reading

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