Building Your Resilience to Shame

This article originally appeared here on July 8, 2018 Shame doesn’t only reside in trauma. In fact, everyone experiences shame, according to researcher and author Brené Brown, Ph.D. You can feel shame about anything and everything. “And, while it feels li...

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6 Simple Personal Commitments to Overcome Low Self-Esteem

6 Simple Personal Commitments to Overcome Low Self-Esteem

This article originally appeared here “Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.”  ~Iyanla Vanzant You...

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4 Ways to Set and Keep Your Personal Boundaries….

4 Ways to Set and Keep Your Personal Boundaries….

…and how to get yourself out when all efforts fail. This article originally appeared here on August 1, 2016. Madeline always prided herself in being “a nice girl.” As a child, she was taught that being kind to others was a virtue; she gr...

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Why Self-Compassion is Healthier than Self-Esteem

Why Self-Compassion is Healthier than Self-Esteem

This article was originally published here The great angst of modern life is this: no matter how hard we try, no matter how successful we are, no matter how good a parent, worker, or spouse we are – it’s never enough. There is always someone richer, thinne...

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Celebrating the Good Guys

Celebrating the Good Guys

Good guys are all around us, we just need to feel worthy. This article was originally published here on June 3, 2019 As a proud feminist and champion of women’s worth, I have cultivated strong views around equality and how we should be treated by everyone (n...

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Self-Esteem Test

Self-Esteem Test

Take this self-esteem test to find out your true sense of self. This article was originally posted here 15 MINUTES Do you believe in yourself? Do you give yourself the credit you deserve? Self-esteem is an integral part of personal happiness, fulfilling relati...

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The Importance of Self-Worth

The Importance of Self-Worth

This article was originally published here. The dictionary defines self-worth as “the sense of one’s own value or worth as a person.” However, there are many ways for a person to value themselves and assess their worth as a human being, and some of these...

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Why Your Most Important Relationship is the One with Yourself

Why Your Most Important Relationship is the One with Yourself

This article originally appeared here on April 2, 2019 You only have one life to live, might as well take the time to love yourself! It’s no surprise that women have caught on to the truth that learning to love themselves is not just a prerequisite for any k...

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Feminism is About More than just Breaking the Glass Ceiling.

Feminism is About More than just Breaking the Glass Ceiling.

This article was originally posted here April 2, 2019 “We are creating our own recipe.”  At the 2019 Women of the World (WOW) Festival in New York, poet Camryn Bruno opened the event’s final day with a poem describing society’s “recipe” for th...

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