Tag: self-respect

The Feng Shui of Self-Respect

As a college student, I had a summer job as a waitress at a popular lakeside resort. It was glamorous from a guest perspective – with beautifully appointed rooms, dining areas and recreational activities for guests. From a worker’s perspective, it was not so glamorous. On my first day, the chef shook my hand after …

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Creativity as a Pathway to Self-Esteem

When young women suffer hurt, many seek negative outlets for their pain: Self-criticism, self-harm, unhealthy habits like eating disorders, smoking and excessive drinking. Perhaps surprisingly, creativity is both a protection from and a solution to healing those hurts. Creativity and self-esteem are directly linked. In her blog, Doorway-to-Self-Esteem.com, May Bleeker talks about some of the …

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Making the Mind-Body Connection

Guest post by Charlie Page There is a fundamental connection between the mind and body when it comes to self-esteem and self-respect. As a fitness specialist, I have always found it truly remarkable how many women say to me that their whole identity of who they are, where they fit in the world and what they …

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Self-Respect: Crucial Life Skill For Kids, Teens & Adults – Part 2

In our last post, Self-Respect: Crucial Life Skill For Kids, Teens & Adults -Part 1, we discussed why it was important to focus on self-respect in young children and how to do so. Here are some additional benefits of self-respect based competence & confidence: These skills pay off in everyday life. That “I can figure …

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Self-Respect: Crucial Life Skill For Kids, Teens & Adults – Part 1

Note: A shorter version of this article was posted on the TVOParents.org blog in Aug 2013 ******************************************************** Respect for self and others drives all our important life decisions – the friends we choose, the opportunities we reach out to (or hide from), how we recover from setbacks and disappointments, and as we get older, how we …

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