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Self-Respect Gets No Respect by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 08 Jun 2013 3:00pm By Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC Parents worry about self-esteem with their children. A low self-esteem is correlated with poor academic and personal development. Building a healthy self-esteem takes years, and parents, teachers and the child’s community help foster the child to feel good about him or herself while growing up. Part of self-est ... Read on »
Six Tips For Boosting Your Sense of Self-Respect. by Gretchen R. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:10pm Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: Six tips for boosting your sense of self-respect. Maybe you’ve lost your job. Maybe you didn’t get the promotion you were hoping for. Maybe your sweetheart broke up with you. People say “Don’t take it personally” and “Don’t let it get to you,” but that’s very hard to do. If you’re feeling di ... Read on »
Healing PTSD: How Self-respect Affects Healing by Michele Rosenthal Posted Fri 14 Feb 2014 7:00am I get a lot of mail from PTSDers who refer to themselves as ‘broken’, and who claim that for them ‘it’s not possible to heal’. But check out the poll I’ve got going on the sidebar: So far, 73% of voters do believe it’s possible to heal PTSD, 13% aren’t sure but hope it’s possible, and another 6% remain dubious – which is ... Read on »
Self-respect is the fruit of dis... by Susan Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 12:22am Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. - Abraham J. Heschel It is not just that we can’t always get what we want, but sometimes we have to tell ourselves that we can’t have that which we want and maybe could get. In order to have self-esteem, we must have self-respect, ... Read on »
2012: The Year of Self-Respect by Esther Posted Thu 19 Jan 2012 11:26pm My friend has been trying online dating, and so far it's been horrible -- pee-pee-pic horrible.  Pee-pee pic as in "Here's a picture of my pee pee, now will you date me?" Has the pee-pee pic EVER WORKED?!  If you are a woman who was successfully wooed with a pee-pee pic, please comment.  I don't think you exist. My friend confessed to me th ... Read on »
After The Breakup: Hold Tight To Your Self-Respect and Stop Trying To Be Friends With The Ex That Mistreated You! by NML Patient Expert Posted Mon 15 Nov 2010 8:30am Thanks for visiting my blog! Have you checked out my workshops & ebooks ? One of the issues that gets frequently discussed and debated in dating and relationships is the whole issue of trying to remain friends with your ex. I’ve written about it so many times over the years and yet I continue to be baffled as to why particularly with women, ... Read on »
Smile! One Way to Portray More Confidence and Self-Respect by Kim Wolinski, MSW "Dr. DeClutter" Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 09 Dec 2012 1:00am It’s a simple thing. We do it many times a day, sometimes not so much, but the one thing you can do to portray more confidence and self-respect is to smile.  That’s it! Pretty simple, huh? HOW TO UP YOUR PERCEPTION IN THE WORLD People who smile more, genuinely care and smile, are: more respected more approachable e ... Read on »
Revisted: After The Breakup – Hold tight to your self-respect & stop trying to be friends with the ex that mistreated you! by NML Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Jul 2013 2:33pm Don’t forget that I’m on a ‘break’ until September so I will mostly be featuring some of yours and my favourite posts from the archives. Yesterday I read this wince worthy article, All My Exes Live In Texts: Why the Social Media Generation Never Breaks Up (this could have been me!) and it reminded me ... Read on »
The bridge to self-respect by M.L. Gallagher Posted Wed 21 Apr 2010 12:00am The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn. David Russell Several years ago I had a friend who lied. Constantly. She lied about the little things. About the things there was no need to lie about. "Really mom," my daughters asked. "Why do you keep seeing her. You know she's lying. You know she can't be depen ... Read on »
Skanky Tuesday: Why Hello Self Respect by k2theforrest Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 12:50pm Do you ever have things happen where the last thing you want to do is tell anyone about it? Isn’t it annoying when those things also happen to be the type of thing that you ought to tell others about because it’s a cautionary tale? Welcome to Friday night. My pride would like to pretend that I didn’t get myself into this situation but my pride ... Read on »