Let’s get some clarity so you can answer this question if you have confidence or self-worth honestly. If I had a dollar for every time someone told me “I don’t have low self-esteem” I could’ve retired years ago. (more…)
So you got divorced. Are you wondering how to heal from a divorce you didn’t want? It sucked. More than anything. Ever. I mean “What The H*!!”. You spent the majority of your adult life trying to make this marriage thing work. You put up with crap you didn’t love, but it was worth it to you. Having a family, a person and a life together mattered to you. And then, you got the news.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone … Hula-hooping. Yup, you read that right.
What was your reaction?
Did you smile, cringe, furrow your brow in confusion?
Well for some of my friends, hula hooping is a source of joy and confidence. This may sound corny or pointless but bear with me. (more…)
Don’t compare yourself to others. I know, it’s hard. We live in a comparison culture. Better or worse, fast or slow, skinny or fat, pretty or ugly, in or out.
“Comparison is the thief of joy.” – Theodore Roosevelt
The problem with comparing is it leads us down a road of unachievable happiness.
No matter how hard I work, my life will never measure up to yours. It’s literally impossible. Sure, maybe I can earn as much or lose as much weight or my kid can get the same grades but it will never match up. (more…)
How to Deal with Infidelity in a Relationship When You Feel Scared, Overwhelmed and Judged
How to deal with insecurity in a relationship? They wouldn’t stop bickering. That was the crux of the voicemail beckoning my help in the form of marriage counseling. Returning the call, I understood my clients needed help, and our introductory 90-minute therapy session was on the books. I could feel the apprehension as our session began. I congratulated my clients on their collectively agreed upon decision to see a marriage therapist. Some would say that alone is a breakthrough … Read this example marriage counselor Dawn Wiggins shares about a couple who is dealing with marriage problems including insecurity, rejection, lack of trust, and how she helped them. (more…)