I heard before that being a perfectionist is a sign of low self-esteem and I struggled with it at the time. How can wanting everything to be perfect can be a sign of low self-worth? Perfectionists are nice people who, generally, help others, they are very reliable and do everything on their own. You […]
Does avoidance lead to anxiety or anxiety is the effect of avoidance? Many people deal with anxiety by avoiding situations that frightens them. Public speaking is identified as one of the situations that people avoid the most. Many of us will remember the first time we had to give a speech or make a presentation […]
Understand your anxiety. Anxiety comes from fear of someone or fear of something. It is a very powerful emotion and when is experienced can lead to extreme distress. While a little level of anxiety can help us focus and motivates us to do well (for example you may be nervous before a presentation you give […]
Feeling guilty Some people live with guilt for weeks, months, years, even decades. When we did something we are ashamed of, we feel guilty. Shame and guilt go hand in hand. What you need to understand is that no person on this planet is perfect. At least once in our lives, all of us have […]
Get Connected with the Important People in your Life People need other people in their lives. We need to relate and connect with others. We need to belong. We need to build and maintain relationships. Research shows that close relationships are crucial to our well-being. Furthermore, people are happier when they are with other people […]
Building Your Self-Esteem Self-esteem is built through constant encouragement and support, through praise and acknowledgment of achievements. It is a long process and, ideally, starts early in life. It is a lot easier to build self esteem in children, while they grow up. They get their cues from their parents, teachers or their significant adults. […]