Category Archives: Psychology-General

Creating Change through Acceptance

by Golda Poretsky at Everyday Feminism.com Photo credit: Rebeca Cygnus If there’s one thing I learned in my years as a dieter and as a coach, it’s this: Hating yourself doesn’t work – on any level. You can substitute “hating” for “fighting with,” “tormenting,” “being … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Bettelheim

By: Angela Escobar According to the results of Bettelheim’s work and my own experiences, allowing people the freedom and respect to come around in their own good time can be empowering to the individual because we are not taking away … Continue reading

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What does death have to teach the living?

By: Angela Escobar Right off, Dr. Randy Pausch said his lecture wasn’t about death but about life, and I found that interesting. It is unfortunate that someone always has to be either on the verge of death, 6 feet under, … Continue reading

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“I Am Worthy”- free printable full-page downloads

 Shared by: Angela Escobar, MA, BCC Download 5 free full-page (8.5 x 11) “I Am Worthy” affirmation posters below: “I Am Worthy” full-page affirmation poster for everyone. “I Am Worthy” full-page affirmation poster for women. “I Am Worthy” full-page affirmation … Continue reading

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The Empty Chair at the Holiday Table: Getting Through Christmas After a Loss

By: Marie Hartwell-Walker, EdD, Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, DCC, and Angela Escobar, MA, BCC “I have felt pain, I have endured hardship, I have suffered loss of loved ones and I have memories I want to forget. However, these things … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning in Tragedy and Moving on Stronger

By: Nanette Stein I’ve experienced a unique situation that has taught me a surprising lesson about the scope of the human races’ ability to choose love over hate, understanding over anger, and belief over fear. I’d rather not have to … Continue reading

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11 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

Some days turn out better or worse than others – that’s a fact. But ultimately, the way we feel about our life and ourselves has the biggest impact on the outcome of each day.  Happiness and confidence can create outcomes … Continue reading

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What does recovery from mental illness and/or substance abuse and addiction mean to you?

By: Angela Escobar, MA, BCC Take a much-deserved moment to sit, appreciate, and reflect upon your journey to recovery. Believe it or not, there are many people out there that don’t realize that recovery is a true possibility for them.  … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Common Everyday Sociopaths

By: Adam Khan WHEN YOU SAY THE WORD “sociopath” most people think of serial killers. But although many serial killers are sociopaths, there are far more sociopaths leading ordinary lives. Chances are you know a sociopath. I say “ordinary lives,” … Continue reading

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Freeing Ourselves From Emotional Manipulation

by: Paul Lenda Given the reality that we as human beings have a very strong self-centered aspect (even if it may not be truly ‘real’) of our beings called the ego, many problems arise when this aspect of the human … Continue reading

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