self-esteem

How to Be Assertive Without Being Confrontational

How to Be Assertive Without Being Confrontational

Many people keep their opinions, values, and thoughts to themselves because they are afraid of being confrontational. If things are going seemingly well in any relationship, why stir the pot, right? Perhaps you’re worried that if you say what you want, you’ll hurt the other person’s feelings and you’ll both…

Dealing with Stressful Parents During a Pandemic Holiday Season

Dealing with Stressful Parents During a Pandemic Holiday Season

The holidays are usually a time of year for joy and celebration, but for many it causes added stress, anxiety, or depression. This year is even more challenging – we’re dealing with a global pandemic. As the Covid-19 virus still poses a threat, we’re all being forced to adapt, create…

7 Ways to Manage Addiction During the Pandemic

7 Ways to Manage Addiction During the Pandemic

We’re all affected by the coronavirus pandemic and it’s lasting much longer than any of us expected. It’s especially challenging for individuals struggling with addiction, so it’s important to prioritize your mental health and self-care. Covid-19 and Mental Health During this pandemic, there are a lot of issues that can…

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

What is Self-Esteem? We’ve all heard that it’s important to have a healthy self-esteem, but what does that actually mean? Many people think that having a healthy self-esteem means loving everything about yourself, and often conflate it with being conceited or arrogant. Having a healthy self-esteem means loving yourself, which…

How Avoiding Confrontation in Relationships Leads to Having Anxiety

How Avoiding Confrontation in Relationships Leads to Having Anxiety

Many people take the “try not to stir the pot” approach to relationships. Are you overly concerned about hurting the other person’s feelings? Or worried that if you state what you want it will lead to a fight? Whether it’s a family member, friend, or significant other, if you avoid…