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Category Archives: Self Esteem

Self-Esteem and Assertiveness

playing music in a convertible

As I got in the car and headed for town, James Brown’s “I Feel Good” and Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” were the first two songs to play on the moldy oldie music station on the radio. What an empowering way to … Continue reading

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Using the ABCs to Care for Ourselves

Alphabet blocks

What a pleasure it has been to wander through the alphabet with you this past year. I am quite happy with the personal, positive vocabulary I have built through the 52 weeks of our journey. Below is my list. I … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words … the letter X

Xerox, X-Ray Peter Clemens recently shared on his blog a quote from “Break From the Pack” by Oren Harari: the memorable term, “copycat economy,” to describe the current state of the economy. This is a state in which anything new, … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter S

Satisfy, Seek, Simplify, Support, Significance Seek the line of expectation and then exceed it! I read this line several times, and each time I did, I became more unsettled. Oh, I understand the intent of the words. What I don’t … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter L

Lead, Letting Go, Level, Live, Long-Lasting Do you dare to risk letting go and starting anew? Holding on to what’s no longer there holds too many of us back. Some of us spend the majority of our lives recounting the past … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter H

Happy, Help, Hope, Healthy, Honest “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” ―Jonathan Foer Many years ago I asked my beloved aunt to sign my high school yearbook. She was the first person who had first … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter E

Easy Energize Empower Educate Enthuse When people are empowered, their potential is unleashed. The opportunity to make choices and control one’s own actions is energizing and exciting. While this creates the opportunity for mistakes, it also has the potential for being … Continue reading

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