Posts Tagged ‘self-esteem’

newborn, postpartum, mom

What I Wish I Knew As A Mom Postpartum:

“Are you ready?” That’s the question I remember people asking me as I approached my due date with my first child. “I guess”, was my response. I think we do our best to prepare. Some of us have close relatives or friends that have had children, and we’ve been able to learn from them. Many…

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blog, dreams, goals, reality

When Your Dreams & Reality Don’t Mesh

I think for most of us, as little girls and teens, we dreamt of life as an adult. Where we would live, where we would travel, our job, our social life, our dream home, and on and on. We had dreams, big dreams. Then you become an adult, and what happens? You realize it’s hard,…

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self-care

Is Self-Care Selfish?

Part 3 of The Wonder Woman Series Your busy juggling all the things. Work, kids, cleaning, cooking, appointments, extracurricular activities, and on and on. As women, taking care of ourselves often falls to the bottom of our to-do list. It’s not until we reach a breaking point, do we ask for help or demand it…

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overwhelmed, stressed

How to Cope with Feeling Overwhelmed

Part 2 of The Wonder Woman SeriesDo you feel overwhelmed or stressed often? Do you find your mornings being hurried more often than not?  Do you leave work only to rush to pick up your children to taxi them to their extracurricular activities? Do you work the majority of the day while also making sure…

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success, women

The Secret to Success

Part 1 of the Wonder Women Series Jane is a good student. Jane works hard in high school. She gets good grades. Applies for scholarships. Success! Off to her first-choice college Jane goes, scholarships in hand. Finishes college. Make the Dean’s list, Summa Cum Laude to be exact. Bachelor’s in hand, she goes off and…

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self-esteem and toxic people

Self-Esteem and Toxic People

3 Things that Hurt Your Self-Esteem: #3: Self Esteem and Toxic People Maybe you’ve worked with someone who complained all the time or someone in your friend group turned into a “negative Nancy” over time. Perhaps you have a friend that always seems to have some type of drama going on, and it’s hard not…

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resolutions, goals

New Year’s Resolutions: Do I need them?

It’s that time of year again. Perhaps you’re someone who takes the time to analyze your past year. It’s actually a great strategy for realizing what you want to repeat or not repeat in the new year. I started implementing it myself and have found it super helpful. What about those New Year’s resolutions you…

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self-esteem, physical health

Self-Esteem and Your Physical Health

3 Things that Hurt Your Self-Esteem: #2 Neglecting Your Physical Health We live in an age where you can have virtually anything delivered to your doorstep. I mean, even McDonald’s. It’s as if the idea of “fast food” is no longer fast enough in our society. While this is super convenient and helpful at times,…

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self-esteem, social media

Self-Esteem and Social Media

3 Things that Hurt Your Self-Esteem #1: Spending Too Much Time on Social Media Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to avoid social media. It’s where you see updates from friends and family, get invited to birthdays, work events, and other social gatherings. Oftentimes we even learn about the major events going on in the world from…

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dating, relationships, women

4 Signs He’s Not Into You: He Doesn’t Take You Out

A lot, if not all, of our beliefs and expectations of what dating should look like come from what we saw growing up as well as what we see in the media. You may have grown up watching your mom date. Maybe your parents were together, but you never saw them go out on dates.…

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