Category Archives: Self-Esteem

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adolescence, Family Topics, Parenting Questions, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem, teenagers

10 Tips For Talking With Teens About Tough Stuff

Teens

Teens

10 Tips for Talking With Teens About Tough Stuff

Many parents with teenagers know and anticipate that the teen years will be a struggle so we are providing 10 tips for talking with teens about the tough stuff.  There will be many issues that arise and many challenging moments when teens will have to make some important decisions without a parent’s advice or guidance: in the moment judgment calls. This is especially true since teenagers are also beginning to separate from their parents and don’t want to connect or hear about the advice parents want to offer.

Ways to start the new year right
Attachment and Connection, Couple/Marital Topics, Finding Balance In Living, Finding Contentment, General, Self-Esteem

New Year’s Resolution – Do They Work?

Making New Year’s resolutions is a ritual that many people participate in as a way to feel optimistic about a coming year, mark the passage of time and think about “turning orunning in sunsetver a new leaf”.  Resolutions can force us to consider what we value most and how to make positive changes. For many, it’s a way to re-assess goals and re-commit to making changes for the better.  But are these resolutions worth making? Are they a good or bad idea? It really depends on the person, the type of resolutions one makes, and how one goes about achieving that goal.
Finding Balance In Living, Finding Contentment, General, Individual Therapy, Self-Esteem

Finding Contentment By Taking Control Of Comparisons

Comparing yourself to others is nothing but bad news…  the only good comparison is comparing yourself against your own potential.
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Many people get stuck in comparing themselves to others and feeling that they don’t “measure up”.  This, of course, leads to feelings of insecurity, low self-esteem, sadness, anxiety and general dissatisfaction with themselves and their life.  Learning ways to stop comparing yourself to others can benefit you tremendously and can lead to feeling more content with yourself, less envious of others and more focused on what you need to do in your own life, regardless of what others are doing.