Raising Self-Esteem

When It’s Time To Let Go

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Just for Teens, Parenting Children, Parenting Teens, Raising Self-Esteem, What Would You Do | 0 comments

When It’s Time To Let Go

I am honored to have my article “When It’s Time to Let Go” in Inside Armonk magazine. Some tips to avoid “Helipcoter Parenting.” As always I welcome your questions and comments. Wikipedia defines a Helicopter Parent as “a parent who pays extremely close attention to a child’s or children’s experiences and problems, particularly at educational institutions. Helicopter parents are so named because, like helicopters, they hover overhead.”  

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Self-Talk to Raising Self-Esteem

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Raising Self-Esteem | 0 comments

If anyone else spoke to you the way you speak to yourself would you still talk to them? If the answer to this question is a resounding “No way!” you are not alone. So how do you learn to treat yourself the way you would want others to treat you? Here are some suggestions to explore. Think of 3 messages you could tell yourself to help raise your self-esteem. It could be a thought about a recent accomplishment you made (I did well on my science test) or a positive physical attribute (I have nice eyes) or a positive personality trait (I am a loyal friend.) Then choose a way to send yourself...

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