Keys to Self Empowerment: Clarity

In looking for ways to describe human nature, and of understanding ourselves better, we use terms like Self Esteem, Self Worth and Self Confidence. The problem with these terms is that if we look at what they actually mean we find that they are often left undefined (even in heavy tomes on psychology) or defined . . . → Read More: Keys to Self Empowerment: Clarity

Self Respect: a Hidden Key to Self Esteem

In many of the models and approaches to developing self esteem there seems to me to be something missing. That something missing is the self respect which come from feeling good about what we are doing. No matter how much we like ourselves, or how confident we are in our skills if we do not . . . → Read More: Self Respect: a Hidden Key to Self Esteem

Self Esteem is Like Baking a Cake

One of the things which makes self esteem tricky to define as that it does not come directly from what we do. It comes out indirectly. It is a bit like baking a cake. To bake a cake we have to get the ingredients mix them up and then let the oven do its job. . . . → Read More: Self Esteem is Like Baking a Cake

Introducing a Fun New Hang-up: Self-Negation

Most of us are familiar with guilt and shame. but what about Self-Negation? If this is not a term you are familiar with then please let me introduce you, as you may well be missing out.

Whereas our old buddy guilt has to do with things we have done for which we feel regret, and . . . → Read More: Introducing a Fun New Hang-up: Self-Negation