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Low Self-Worth Disease

First of all, I just heard someone describe themselves as have Self-Worth Disease. This struck me as a rather common problem for many. If you happen to be a high or over-achiever (is there such a thing?), then you likely

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The “Imposter Syndrome”

Feelings of self-doubt can plague any of us. An internal negative dialogue can be debilitating. We may not feel worthy of our accomplishments or even devalue them because they don’t meet our expectations. Of course, the expectations are for perfection!!!! Since no one can be

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Pleasing People–Upside and Downside

Let’s start with the downside of pleasing. What is the cost to you to always please others? Do a bit of self-analysis on the test. Are you…. Always putting everyone else’s needs before your own? Always saying yes? Only feel

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Enhancing Self-Assurance, Self-Esteem

There is a big difference between confidence and self-esteem. Confidence is, “I can do something.” Self-esteem is “how you feel about what you do. ” Once you accomplish something, the next step is to take a moment to value yourself.

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The Power of Validation

This is Melissa Cook, Licensed Professional Counselor, friend and colleague signing her newly published book, The Power of Validation. Karyn Hall, Ph.D. is the coauthor. The book provides an overview of how to raise an emotionally stable, confident and self-reliant children.

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Dr. Mike Klaybor

Dr. Mike Klaybor

Dr. Mike Klaybor brings thirty years of experience in practicing counseling psychology with individuals and couples. His approach is cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT. Specific specialties include; anxiety and stress management, chronic pain & chronic illness management, depression, substance abuse evaluations, employee assistance and executive coaching for workplace performance and leadership.