Play to Your Strengths: The Science of Character Strengths
Wordcloud of character strengths like wisdom, justice, love and courageMade at Wordclouds.com
According to psychologists, understanding and utilizing our character strengths and virtues is a key component of living a good life. Rather than feeding the tendency to notice what’s wrong,... Read More...
20 Ways to Let Go of Ego (from David Richo, PhD)

Use this list to help cultivate healthy self-esteem, rather than egotism. From psychotherapist, teacher, and best-selling author, David Richo.

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You Are Worthy: How to Overcome Feelings of Shame
April 25, 2017
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Lazy Hours by Md saad andalib @ flickr-blog-post-about-shame-and-worthinessPhoto Credit: MD saad andalib

We don’t often talk about it, but we all experience feelings of shame at one point or another – times when we feel deficient, faulty or unworthy. When we feel…

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How Do You Feel About Yourself? Tips For Raising Self-Esteem
January 25, 2016
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How do you feel about yourself? Tips for Raising Self Esteem, picture titled Observer by Hernan Pinera at FlicrkPhoto Credit Hernan Pinera
You’ve probably heard that self-esteem is important, but you may not know exactly what to do if you’re not feeling so great about yourself. In today’s post, I’ll review what self-esteem is,... Read More...
Silencing Your Inner Critic
December 10, 2015
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Silencing your inner critic, photo: Hush by LaVladina at FlickrPhoto Credit: LaVladina
Your inner voice is comprised of the self-talk that you engage in on a daily basis. For many, this internal dialogue can be quite critical, contributing to negative emotional states and behavior,... Read More...
Psychology Tools: More Curiosity, Less Judgment
June 25, 2015
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Iceland's Blue Lagoon - people looking relaxed, curious, non-judgmental in this unique environmentPhoto Credit: Moyan Brenn (Iceland’s Blue Lagoon)
Cultivating curiosity – rather than judgment – can lead to a variety of benefits, including more inner peace, self-acceptance, kindness and healthier communication. Try this exercise based... Read More...
The Core of Co-Dependency
The only person you can now or ever change is yourself. -Melody Beattie quote, photo by Moyan BrennOriginal Photo Credit: Moyan Brenn
At the center of co-dependency lies low self-esteem and low self-worth or, in different words, negative beliefs about my lovability and my contributions in this world. Because the term co-dependency... Read More...
Do You Feel Like an Impostor?
March 3, 2015
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Impostor Syndrome by Sacha ChuaPhoto Credit: Sacha Chua
Have you ever felt like you didn’t really earn something you achieved? Have you worried from time to time that you’re not as smart or capable as others think you are? If so, you may have... Read More...
It Gets Better: How to Address Bullying in Schools
Anti-Bullying Respect Tour - No Bullying AllowedPhoto Credit: Working Word
“When certain things are said to you over and over again as you’re growing up, it stays with you and you wonder if they’re true.” This is how the pop singer Lady Gaga described the effects of... Read More...
How to Cope with Rejection
Man looking sad, trying to cope with rejectionPhoto Credit: Vic@Flickr
We’ve all experienced rejection, and we all know that it’s no fun. In fact, psychologists studying the neuroscience of rejection have actually found that the experience activates the same... Read More...

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