Posts Tagged: positive self talk

Self Esteem

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Self esteem is the ability to have and enduring sense of worth, value, and self-acceptance. Often we reject parts of ourselves, and judge ourselves harshly. To avoid feeling worse we often develop defense mechanisms that compound the issue. We often blame, get angry, become perfectionists, brag, make excuses, or turn to alcohol and drugs, or… Read more »

Avoidance

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Do you often find yourself staying clear of certain people or places in order to avoid conflict?  Have you ever missed work or not picked up the phone intentionally?  Do you tend to say “yes” to things that you really want to say no to? Avoidance in life is a concept that most people don’t… Read more »