In: Self-Esteem

Shame and Guilt After Mania – Gina
May 10, 2017

Addressing Shame and Guilt After a Manic Episode I have witnessed the immense pain caused by the shame and guilt experienced…

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Hope and Self Efficacy – Gina
March 25, 2017

Believing you can create change in your life is the foundation for successfully making the change. Self efficacy is the sense that…

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Blog Recommendation
June 24, 2015

A longtime reader of this blog sent us an email – “I wanted to share one of my favorite blogs. I…

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Through the Looking Glass 4 – a result
January 19, 2015

…The Becks Questionnaire II business continues. What brings it alive are the questions that Dr. Black continues to ask me throughout…

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Stigma and Depression
November 13, 2014

Robin William’s death seemed to unleash a new level of openness to discussing depression and the ways that it affects the…

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Wise Selfishness
August 25, 2014

Wise Selflessness– The Dalai lama says, “It is important that when pursuing our own self-interest we should be “wise selfish” and not…

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Self-Esteem: A Key Aspect of Mental Health
July 20, 2014

Much has been written about the topic of “self-esteem.” Sometimes the idea almost seems like one of those “buzz” words that…

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The Trap of Stress Disability
December 31, 2013

The other day I was asked to evaluate a fellow physician by his disability insurance company.  When I do disability assessments…

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Hardwiring Happiness
October 23, 2013

Sometimes it is simple ideas that resonate the most powerfully with our psyches.  This week I have found myself, again and…

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August 15, 2013

Proactive behavior refers to actions taken that are forward thinking, that anticipate future problems, and are aimed at avoiding those problems. They…

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Perfectly Attuned
August 9, 2013

Today’s post revolves around a universal wish for others to be perfectly attuned to our needs, and the resulting disappointment when…

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Stress Free and Happy
July 8, 2013

It can be extremely difficult to lead a balanced lifestyle. When we are driven to reach a goal, it is easy…

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July 3, 2013

The difference between someone who has confidence versus someone who does not, is remarkable. Confidence has the power to completely transform…

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When Your Mirror Lies
June 27, 2013

When an individual spends massive amounts of time obsessing about minor defects or even normal elements of their appearance that it…

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Know Your Body
June 26, 2013

Geneen Roth talks about how infatuated she was with her imperfections while growing up. She was constantly thinking of how much…

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