Blog Archives for category Self-Esteem

Beware of Getting “Set Up” In Your Relationship

          Frank and Georgia are both in their mid-fifties and have been married thirty years. They have four grown children…. Continue reading »

I Shouldn’t Disappoint Others, Especially Those I Love.

    Throughout her second marriage, Kathryn, an exaggerated Pleaser, not only shopped for, but also paid for, all of the… Continue reading »

Observing Others is Really Important

A Deeper Look at the Pleasing Personality I’d like you to meet some people that I’ve talked with this week. … Continue reading »

Taking Care of Ourselves – Why Don’t We Do It?

A  Deeper  Look  at Self-Esteem.   As Lily and I talked she told me about a situation at work. She’s… Continue reading »

Positive Self-Talk in Place of Defenses

A Deeper Look at Personality and Relationships. Often, we don’t understand how powerful our thoughts are about ourselves.  That’s because… Continue reading »

Pleasers are Really Naïve’ and Unaware

A Deeper Look at the Pleasing Personality. I was talking with Ryan yesterday.  He’s about seven months into a divorce… Continue reading »

Talking With Your Kids

A Deeper Look at Positive Parenting.   Sometimes, especially if our child/teen is doing well, we parents tend to forget about… Continue reading »

Dick Cheney’s New Book: ‘In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir’

A Deeper Look at the Controlling Personality.                                                                                             I’m a daily reader of USA Today, a wonderful newspaper.  Susan Page,… Continue reading »

Women Value Self-Confidence

Recently I saw a Snapshots poll in USA Today.  The newspaper publishes one of these every day on various topics. … Continue reading »

Personal Beliefs Necessary For Self-Esteem

You probably already know that self-confidence (self-esteem) is necessary to feel happiness inside and to achieve success out in the… Continue reading »