How You Can Be Truly Happy

How You Can Be Truly Happy

Susie wanted to go out Friday night and relax. She’d been working overtime getting just a few hours of sleep per night. Between her job and trying to start her own business on the side, she was exhausted. She called several friends who she used to go out with on a regular basis. Everyone said…

Negative Self-Worth Defeats Your Success

Negative Self-Worth Defeats Your Success

Anna’s Story Anna always dreamed of being a teacher and a great mother to her children, like her mother. She had always been a little on the chubby side, but her mother gave her lots of love and support and encouragement. Anna was encouraged to eat healthy and exercise. Mother always told her that as…

How to Escape People-Pleaser Prison

How to Escape People-Pleaser Prison

Find the Keys Having love, recognition, and approval from friends, family, co-workers, and peers is very important to me. If I don’t please others they may choose to reject, criticize, or abandon me – People-Pleaser. If you fear rejection or disapproval – or you feel guilty for saying no – or feel a lack of recognition…

Expand Your Self-Awareness for Change

Expand Your Self-Awareness for Change

From childhood, I kept my anger to myself.  My mother said she could always tell when I was angry or upset by the way I played the piano. I considered myself a person who rarely got angry. When I did get angry I kept it inside. Until, one day, my ex-husband, a psychology major in…