The Joys of Self-Torture

Love Torture? Body Image and Self-Confidence Behind the Scenes! Part One

Feeling Tortured by Your Wardrobe? Does Your Body Image and Self-Esteem Beg for Relief? As a clinical psychologist and—more important—as a woman, I know the vital importance of a healthy body image, good self-confidence, and super self-esteem. As a result, being tortured by myself–or anything–is something I strive to avoid.  Of course, torture comes in…

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burn-out

Suffering from Burn-Out? 9 Hot Tips for Noticing and Decreasing the Burn-Out Threat!

If you’re struggling with ongoing stress and exhaustion, you might take comfort in knowing that “burn-out” is now officially recognized as a medical condition.  For the first time in history, the World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded that burn-out is a syndrome worthy of being added to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), the guide…

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negative self-talk

Will I Ever Be Good Enough? Five Keys to Stopping the Torture of Negative Self-Talk

Is there a sneaky voice inside your head saying, “Will I ever be good enough?”  This negative self-talk—and the thousands of destructive messages that come along with it—has the power to decimate your self-esteem. Where does this nasty voice come from, and how can you eradicate it?  Read on to discover the keys to exterminating…

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ready for change

Are You Ready for Some Serious Self-Work? 6 Steps to Discovering if You’re Ready for Change

Changing your life for the better sounds exciting and wonderful, doesn’t it?  It can be fun to dream about getting more empowered, going after that awesome job, or finding (and being) a really great partner.  It’s lovely to imagine creating your own business, getting more education, or having a less-stressed life. It’s easy to get…

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spring cleaning

Your TOP Spring Cleaning Project: 5 Steps for Clearing Out Your Stressed and Anxious Mind!

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s filled with such sweetness and fresh life—spring abounds with the promise of new possibilities!  We’ve moved past the stress of the holidays and cold weather. We have our New Year’s resolutions set out, summer is beckoning, and life feels like it’s just a bit…

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