There is no one right way to raise children; if there was, parenting wouldn’t be as scary, exhausting, and rewarding as it is. But one thing most of us agree on is that it’s important to help our kiddos build confidence, empowering them to feel more capable as they navigate the world around them.
Even if you don’t think about your inner critic much, chances are you’ve talked with it today. It’s that little voice in the back of your mind that likes to show up and spoil your good mood or remind you of that embarrassing thing you did ten years ago that still makes you cringe. But what if you could better understand and manage those unwanted thoughts?
We all get insecure sometimes — even therapists. But knowing how to get through those uncomfortable (and sometimes painful) moments of self-doubt can make all the difference.
If you’re not quite feeling yourself right now, that’s okay! Simply beginning to notice how you view yourself is the first step towards building up your self-esteem. Read on to get more insight into your relationship with yourself so that you can get to a place of believing your own hype.
Do you ever find yourself kicking your feet up and relaxing on a Sunday afternoon only to suddenly be hit with a serious sense of dread about the week ahead? You may have a case of the “Sunday Scaries.” Don’t let the cutesy name fool you — while experiencing this type of anxiety is totally normal, it can really take a toll on our mental health.
We get it — it’s totally normal to say, “Eh I’ll do it later” and we’re certainly not here to add to the shame or blame. We’re here to look at why we have the tendency to procrastinate and how we can actually learn to overcome it so that we feel more confident and less stressed.
Learning to accept our bodies is a process. And even when we’re in a good place, we can still have days where we feel insecure, unsure, and unhappy. That’s why Aly is sharing what has worked for her, and will hopefully help you too.
Feeling burned out at work, overwhelmed by your inbox, or undervalued by your colleagues? I feel for you, and that’s why I’m checking in to see if it might be time for you to set a few healthy boundaries.