Tag: self-esteem

Who Do You Think You Are?

“You don’t have sense that God gave a goose!” That was something my dad would say to me in his frustration with me when I was growing up.  I have never forgotten it. You can imagine how it formed my self-esteem. We grow up with the image of ourselves...

The Fragility of Self-Esteem

We all have a need to feel loved and accepted but it is important that we have a healthy sense of self-esteem.  Developing and keeping our self-esteem healthy can be a constant battle. Self-esteem is defined as confidence in one’s own worth or abilities.   I have to admit that...

Are You An Attorney?

I was asked this question yesterday. I suppose I looked like one with my tie neatly tied and walking the hall like I belonged there. This was an odd exchange and I have not been asked this before. When I answered that I was not, the expression on the...

Only You Can Be You

Be yourself. I have heard that quote for most of my life.   It’s good when you can be yourself but, honestly, sometimes we don’t feel comfortable with being ourselves.  There are always people who are going to be smarter than us or with more life experiences than we do.  It...