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Taking Yourself On: Effective Speaking Skills

Debbie Jacobs
August 17, 2019

Do you tremble when it’s your turn to talk? Do you avoid public speaking at all costs? And do you feel like that fear is holding you back? I sure did. Here I share my story of leaving my comfort zone and finding my voice. Sometimes, when we speak, we aren’t communicating effectively. Furthermore, if...

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What to Do to Silence Your Inner Self-Defeating Critic

Melody Moezzi
January 4, 2019

Despite that nasty voice in our heads that’s always saying “You can’t,” we are eternally worthy and useful. We can, and do! “You’re lazy. You’re useless. You’re better off giving up,” I said to no one ever. Except, of course, if you count me. I could never imagine saying any of this to another person,...

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Rebuilding Your Confidence After Destructive Mood Episodes

April Michael
February 28, 2018

How to assert your needs and wants using dialectical behavioral therapy’s DEAR MAN technique. It has been a year and a half since my last bipolar episode. This period of wellness has been incredible and I have worked very hard to maintain it. One thing I have never quite recovered, though, is my confidence. After...

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‘Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall’…How Self-Image Changes with Your Moods

Brooke Hilton
February 22, 2018

Your self-image, even just from glancing in the mirror, can reflect if you are in the midst of depression or mania.   Do you ever have one of those days where you go shopping and everything you put on just looks so fabulously fashionable and cute, you end up buying it all? I have… and...

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4 Ways to Boost Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem

bp Magazine
April 13, 2017

As parents, it’s in us to help build confidence in our girls. Here’s a start:   #1 Set the example Growing up, girls look to their moms as a role model so it’s essential to exhibit positive body acceptance. They will pick up clues in the language they hear, like complaining about being fat or...

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