10 Steps To Improving Self Esteem – Learning Self Love

Love Yourself

Self-esteem simply put is how you feel about yourself. Your feelings of self-worth and personal value. In his Self Esteem Workbook, author Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph. D., describes healthy self-esteem as a realistic, appreciative opinion of one self. When we are constantly judging our self and looking for outside validation that we are worthy, life … Read more

Stages Of Change Model – Tasks and Obstacles

I was introduced to the following information through an online program I attended during one of my many recovery attempts. It comes from the book Changing For Good, by Prochaska, Norcross, & Diclemente(2006). They outline the tasks and obstacles associated with each of the 5 stages of change. I wrote an earlier post on the … Read more

Unhelpful Ways Of Thinking – 10 Thinking Errors

Have you heard the statement – It isn’t what’s happening to you, it is your perception of what’s happening that creates your emotional state? If not, I’m going to ask you to ponder that statement a bit and then think about the last time someone cut you off in traffic. What happened? Did you get … Read more