Self Esteem

  • Adjustment,  Behavioral Challenges,  Child Therapy,  Parenting,  Self Esteem,  Teen Therapy

    Why Extracurricular Activities are Imperative

    Extracurricular activities are any activity that a child participates in outside of the typical school curriculum. They can be based on a goal and often serve a specific purpose. These activities are things such as sports, competitive teams,  clubs, volunteer programs or performance arts activities. Most schools offer extracurricular activities but they can also be found in your community! There are many reasons why getting your child  involved in extracurriculars  is so important for their growth and development. Let’s take a look at the top five!    Better Physical and Mental Health  Physical extracurriculars like sports and clubs can motivate children to exercise and stay active. These clubs can teach…

  • Body Image,  Self Esteem,  Self-Harm

    Micro Self-Care

    Let’s talk about micro acts of Self-Care for the people-pleasers If you are reading this, you might be someone who feels stuck in the role of constantly pleasing others. Do you… Continuously seek approval from others? Pretend to agree with others to avoid conflict? Go out of your way to stand out by taking on more than you can handle? Hide what you are truly feeling inside? Say “yes” when you really mean “no?” If you resonated with any of this, you might be considered a people-pleaser (I know I am one!). You are NOT ALONE! This post will discuss how we can show up for ourselves the way we…

  • Relationships,  Self Esteem,  Trauma

    Toxic Relationships: How to Spot Them, How to Exit & How to Heal

    Have you ever questioned if you’re in a toxic relationship with your significant other, a friend, or a family member? Do you want insight on how to spot, exit, or heal from a toxic relationship? You can find out about all the above by watching our conversation with relationship expert, Meredith Prescott, LCPC. Don’t have time to watch the full 50 minutes? Check out the summary of topics discussed below. What is a toxic relationship? Defined by Dr. Glass in 1995: “Any relationship between people who don’t support each other, where there is conflict, one seeks to undermine the other, where there is competition, where there is disrespect and a…

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