Have you ever noticed that dogs seem to be happy and loving no matter what anyone does or says to them? We could all take a lesson from the dogs in our lives. Dogs do not judge, they listen without interrupting or trying to fix the problem, and they love unconditionally. Dogs never seem to […]
I recently read an article that asked, “Are you On Your Case or On Your Side?” What a question, that really made me stop and think. We all have an internal dialog running through our heads. Sometimes that dialog can become negative and really affect the way we feel and think about ourselves. You may be wondering […]
In today’s society, self-esteem is perhaps more elusive than ever. All day long we are bombarded with images of what we should look like, drive, wear, etc. Women and men feel extreme pressure to live up to the standard of Hollywood’s idols—movie stars who have unlimited access to trainers, chefs and yes, plastic surgery.
If you are depressed, anxious, addicted to drugs or alcohol, in a domestic violence relationship or suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, you may have low self-esteem. In fact, low self-esteem plays a role in many mental health disorders. However, you can have low self-esteem without having a specific disorder.