Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: low self esteem

How to handle fickle people

How to handle fickle people

Unfortunately, the population of fickle people is growing. This is partly due to social media and online dating, to name a few. People are becoming commoditised, objects that can easily be replaced. Online dating especially, gives a person the impression that there are loads of […]

Perfectionism and low self esteem

Perfectionism and low self esteem

There is often a correlation between perfectionism and low self esteem. Perfectionists base their self worth upon their level of achievement. If they aren’t successul and achieving, they feel worthless. How sad is that? They find the concept of seeing themselves as worthy just be […]

The sex god or the safe one?

The sex god or the safe one?

For some reason, I have had many female clients (and I include myself in this) who have had a hard time deciding who to start a relationship with. Should they choose the safe reliable guy or go for the bad boy who is great in […]

Overcoming Low Self Esteem

Overcoming Low Self Esteem

  Try these questions to help you focus on your strengths and good points. It makes sense to focus on the good and minimise the bad. Get a pen and paper ready and write the answers down.   1) What do you like about yourself, […]

Designer clothes and low self esteem

Designer clothes and low self esteem

You don’t need to be a Psychologist for this one. Think about it – wearing a Designer Label equates to having a ‘validity stamp’ on you. The common misconception seems to be – If I wear Designer clothes, other people will see me as successful, […]

How low self esteem begins

How low self esteem begins

  How low self esteem begins “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent” – Eleanor Roosevelt As young children, we are like blank slates, learning rapidly about the world around us by observing and direct experience. How others treat us teaches us […]

Why you must stop seeking approval

Why you must stop seeking approval

    Why you must stop seeking approval Stop seeking approval as it is the quickest way to lose your identity and veer off the right path – the one that you are meant to be on. When we seek approval we suppress our true […]

I’m not good enough

I’m not good enough

I’m not good enough “I’m not good enough” is a statement that I hear many clients say. Perhaps they don’t come out with it immediately but after a few therapy sessions of searching and exploring, clients often find that many of their problems boil down […]