What Pushes Your Buttons? How To Manage Your Insecurity

What Pushes Your Buttons? How To Manage Your Insecurity

When I was in elementary school, and up into junior high, I had to come home in the middle of the day. I had a neurological problem, and wasn’t allowed to be in gym class. I had to go home and rest for an hour or so. When I’d walk back onto campus,...
Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Vulnerability?

Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Vulnerability?

I presented last summer on the anxieties of blogging. At a blogging conference. For bloggers. I gave what I hoped were good recommendations for building concrete behaviors that would help the writer feel calm. I talked about a positive self-concept. Getting support....
Whatever Happened in High School Should Stay In High School

Whatever Happened in High School Should Stay In High School

If you want to stir up some intense and varied reactions, just ask people, “So, how was your high school experience?” “I try hard to forget about it.” “I was at the top of my game.” “What do you mean, my high school...
5 Steps To Avoid The Anxiety Of Comparing Yourself To Others

5 Steps To Avoid The Anxiety Of Comparing Yourself To Others

I am going to tell you a true story. Might only happen in a therapy practice in a small town. I had a female patient. A mom. Had her kids in a local private school. She had come in to work on abuse from her past. What she hated about herself was how she worked so hard...