Category Archives: Self Esteem

Self Esteem

Self-Assertiveness at the Workplace

Within an organization, self-assertiveness is required not merely to have a good idea but to develop it, fight for it, work to win supporters for it and do everything within one’s power to see that it gets translated into reality....
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The Practice of Self-Assertiveness

For far too many people, self-assertiveness is a frightening concept. Yet self-assertion is a logical extension of self-esteem, because it requires a commitment to your right to exist, which proceeds from the knowledge that your life does not belong to...
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Musings on Self-Responsibility

Having worked with people for so many years with the aim of building self-esteem, I have always been on the lookout for decisive moments in psychotherapy, instances when a “click” seems to occur in the client’s mind and new forward...
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The Practice of Living Consciously

Living consciously is both a practice and a mindset. It can be thought of as a spiritually fulfilling orientation toward life. Clearly the practice of living consciously exists on a continuum. No one lives entirely unconsciously, just as no one...
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When Self-Acceptance Feels Impossible

For a useful exercise, let us consider the following question: Suppose our negative reaction to some experience is so overwhelming that we feel we cannot practice self-acceptance with regard to it? In this case, the feeling, thought or memory is...
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A Reflection on Personal Responsibility

No one owes you the fulfillment of your wishes. That may sound unduly harsh, but it is a reality that must be acknowledged and accepted. If you are unwilling to take responsibility for the attainment of your desires, they are...
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