Promoting Positive Self-Esteem in Children

Promoting Positive Self-Esteem in Children

5 Ways to Build Confidence as Parents Self-esteem can be very tenuous. As parents, when our children fail it is easy to take it personally. The same principles apply to parents building confidence as to children who are developing confidence in themselves. Building...
Learn How to Give and Receive Comfort

Learn How to Give and Receive Comfort

Each of us experiences our share of disappointments and setbacks in life but giving and receiving comfort can still be awkward. We struggle to find the appropriate words or gestures to express our concern, even though we have so many opportunities to practice....
Top 10 Ways to Deal With the Critics in Your Life

Top 10 Ways to Deal With the Critics in Your Life

Have you ever gotten excited about doing something, only to be shot down by the people that you thought would support you? It happens all the time. Maybe you decided you wanted to train for a marathon, only to be reminded that you’re not athletic and quit on the last...
Transforming Grief Into Joy

Transforming Grief Into Joy

Grief is one the hardest things to overcome. The truth is, after a period of loss or grief, a part of us changes and we’re never completely the same. But what we can do is learn how to handle it for the better so we can learn and grow. Living in perpetual grief...
Control Your Anxiety in 7 Steps

Control Your Anxiety in 7 Steps

Have you ever felt so pent up and anxious that you couldn’t get simple tasks accomplished? One reason for this dilemma is that whenever you’re worried or nervous, you use up precious stores of emotional energy. When this happens, you have no energy left to sustain...
4 Ways to Start Off Your Week with Less Stress

4 Ways to Start Off Your Week with Less Stress

Chronic stress can zap your energy and undermine your health. If tensions build up throughout the week, you may have trouble resting and recharging on your days off. Then, you start the next week tired out from the start. Break the cycle with this 4-step plan to...