“Am I Ugly?” This Is Something You Need To Watch…

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About 10,000 people a month Google the phrase, “Am I ugly?” Meaghan Ramsey of the Dove Self-Esteem Project has a feeling that many of them are young girls. In a deeply unsettling talk, she walks us through the surprising impacts of low body and image confidence—from lower grade point averages to greater risk-taking with drugs […]

Untreated Stress Can Actually Kill You! Can You Manage It?

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According to a report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development stress as a cause of death overshadows stroke, heart attack, cancer and back problems. According to Beck Barrow, www.dailymail.co.uk, “Experts said the psychological condition [stress] had become so widespread that it was the ‘21st century equivalent of the Black Death’.” Likewise, Ezine Articles […]

(The Answer) What Is “Other-Dependent Esteem”?

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Thinking that everything is about us often turns into personalizing what others say and do. Personalizing is one of the classic qualities of someone who is other-dependent, and most of the time we don’t even realize what we are doing. How would you know if you are personalizing what others say and do? Here’s an […]

How Do You Know If You’re Really Having Fun??

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Make no mistake: escape is not fun and fun is not escape. Fun and escape in the same sentence is an oxymoron. The purpose of escape is to get rid of something undesirable. There is nothing fun about having to depend upon something or someone to escape from feeling bad — especially if it makes […]