Tag: low self esteem

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 

9 Clever ways to gain confidence

9 Clever ways to gain confidence

9 Clever Ways to Gain Confidence How do you gain confidence? Many people seem to think confidence is something that you find. An elusive substance that you can obtain through certain activities. Common examples I come across: I will have more confidence when: I have lost 

Six Ways Low Self Esteem Hinders You

Six Ways Low Self Esteem Hinders You

        Everyone wants to feel loved but when a person has low self-esteem they can appear more needy and insecure than the average individual.If you have low self-esteem, it’s time to make increasing your self-esteem a priority.Allowing low self-esteem to pervade will 

Are You Co-Dependent?

Are You Co-Dependent?

    A person is said to be co-dependent when they overly rely on another person for their happiness and emotional needs. They pursue this external source of fulfilment instead of focusing on themselves primarily. Co-dependents engage in self sacrifice and subjugation. They often put 

Why do we stay with the wrong person?

Why do we stay with the wrong person?

  Why do we stay in relationships that we know are wrong for us? There will be warning signs but you can bet your bottom dollar that we will justify these warning signs and continue…why? Is it because we desperately want to love and be