Self Esteem

Do you have secret (or not so secret) fears about yourself? Things you fear might be true about you? Or things you fear other people might think about you? Common secret fears include: I’m out...

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This post is for people who read or subscribe to my blog who might not have read all of the rest of my website (the blog is only part of the overall site – it’s...

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This is a follow-up post to yesterday’s post about attaining life dreams. What if you don’t know what you want? You don’t know what surface goals would help you achieve your deep goals? A good...

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Sources of Self Esteem

June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

Continuing the pie chart theme from my last post, this post is about a different type of pie chart that’s commonly used as part of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Eating Disorders. Although its mostly...

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Understanding your psychological “raw spots” can help you make sense of your emotional reactions. Understanding other people’s raw spots (e.g. partners’ raw spots) can help you make sense of their emotional reactions. How to Recognize...

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“Psychological payoffs” hook people into behaviour patterns that provide some psychological rewards but that also have important downsides. Common examples of these types of patterns of unwanted behaviour include: overeating, procrastinating, problematic ways of interacting...

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Low Self Esteem and Depression In this article, I’m to going to explain the relationships between Self Esteem, Depression, Personality, and Anxiety. Self Esteem Self esteem has two main aspects. 1. People’s overall sense of...

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What's Your Attributional Style?

April 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

What the heck is attributional style? “Attributional Style” is about how you explain the causes of events. Why you should care about your attributional style is that it’s related to depression, self esteem, and relationship...

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People with low self esteem tend to have “lower quality relationships” than people with healthy self esteem. Their relationships have less love and trust, and more conflict and ambivalence. People with low self esteem’s relationships...

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