How to manage anxiety from trauma

Anxiety. It’s the worst thing, isn’t it? The good news is that it doesn’t always have to be disabling and terrifying. I know that because I’ve gone from being sick from it to the point of not being able to leave the house, to where I am today about to start a podcast! Shaking uncontrollably, […]

Living with PTSD after bullying

Post-traumatic stress disorder has always been linked most closely with war veterans, but now it’s understood that it can develop from other types of traumatic experiences as well. One of those experiences is bullying. When you’ve been bullied repeatedly and made to feel like there’s nothing you can do to stop it, then it’s not that surprising […]

You too should stop being hard on yourself

Notice: From now on I will be publishing blog posts every other week, still on Wednesdays. I’ve decided to do this because I am also working on starting The Grass Gets Greener podcast. If you want to be among the first to know when I launch, then click here. You have been criticizing yourself for […]

Can high self-esteem actually be a bad thing?

So is there such a thing as too much self-esteem? The two previous posts have been about low self-esteem, but this week I want to talk about the flip side of that. The quick answer to the question is that self-esteem is about achieving a healthy balance. Last week I gave you 23 strategies to […]

23 effective strategies for building your self-esteem

This post is about how to feel worthy and good about yourself again. Our self-esteem is what drives us and it can either drive us to a place of happiness and fulfillment or misery and disappointment. The good news is that we can learn to control which way we go. When we’ve been made to […]