Category Archives: Self Esteem

Treats

It’s important to give yourself treats. I went through a period in my life where I was pretty unhappy and once I became conscious of this unhappiness and was working to understand and dismantle its hold on me, I noticed … Continue reading

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Do you have an ideal self?

I am never exactly as I wish to be. My ideal self would have a different outfit on. I would be freshly showered and my hair would look great. I would be stylish. Fun. Light. Happy. I would be clear … Continue reading

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Life is Like a Box of Crayons

Life is like a box of crayons. Most people are the eight-color boxes, but what you’re really looking for are the 64-color boxes with the sharpeners on the back. I fancy myself to be a 64-color box, though I’ve got … Continue reading

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Do you take on easy problems as a way of avoiding the hard ones?

“People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.” –  Charles Bukowski It’s been said that there are two types of problems. Easy problems … Continue reading

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Come As You Are

“Admit it. You aren’t like them. You’re not even close. You may occasionally dress yourself up as one of them, watch the same mindless television shows as they do, maybe even eat the same fast food sometimes. But it seems … Continue reading

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The Power of Commitment

“The irony of commitment is that it’s deeply liberating — in work, in play, in love. The act frees you from the tyranny of your internal critic, from the fear that likes to dress itself up and parade around like … Continue reading

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Come Home to Yourself Now

We shall not cease from exploration And at the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. ~ T.S. Eliot There are certain things in life that remind … Continue reading

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How to Thrive As an Introvert

Cartoon via Out Came the Sun; originally by Eat Up Whats Good for You    Being an introvert or an extrovert is by necessity a self diagnosed thing, and in the “know thyself” category, I think it’s a fairly important one. … Continue reading

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Want to feel better? Create something.

One of the best feelings in the world is to create something. Human beings have an innate drive to create and when we do we feel a deep sense of satisfaction. But what I’m discovering now is that creating something … Continue reading

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All Mamas Want the Same Thing

One of the ‘powerful beyond measure’ capacities we have as women is that we are able to give life. We can “make breath” as Ani DiFranco says. I believe with this ability comes, whether we have children or not, an … Continue reading

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