Dear Daughters, Low self-esteem is a topic I have struggled with. I had to learn to appreciate my self worth. It took some time but I can honestly say I love myself and my self -esteem is growing daily. So what is self-esteem? Self-esteem is a condition of awareness, an attitude, an appreciation of yourself … Continue reading How can I improve my self-esteem?
Dear Daughters, Everyone gets angry. While anger is a difficult emotion, most people handle it as best they can with minimal consequences. Sometimes, just a sincere apology can work wonders. In this article we will explore : The Cycle of Anger Break the Cycle of Anger Resources The Cycle of Anger Some people constantly struggle … Continue reading Are you Struggling with Anger
Happy and unhappy people see the world differently. When things are uncertain, unhappy people tend to take a negative view. For example, if they aren't sure why someone is being nice, they assume that person has a hidden agenda. Happy people see the same situation and think positive: if someone is acting nice, they're probably just being nice. … Continue reading How is your view?
Dear Daughters, With the holidays approaching domestic abuse tends to rise.When it comes to domestic violence, it can be difficult to separate fact from myth. Because each victim's situation is unique, the solution to one person's circumstances may put another victim at greater risk. Well-meaning friends and family members may have misconceptions that can confuse … Continue reading Domestic Abuse Myths and Facts
Dear Daughters, Fear is a common emotion. Caused by a release of adrenaline from the nervous system, fear energizes our bodies with both positive and negative results. It can aid in our fight-or-flight self-defense mechanism, protecting us from threatening situations. However, fear can also paralyze us, preventing us from living normal, balanced lives. If you … Continue reading Coping with Fear
Dear Daughters, Statistically, adult women suffer twice as much from depression as men. The reasons include social differences, physical and hormonal differences, and age-related differences. The most important fact about depression in women is that treatment can be highly successful. Consider the following facts from the National Institute of Mental Health. • Are women more … Continue reading Depression in Women
Dear Daughters, Everybody feels sad or blue now and then. But if you are sad most of the time, you might be suffering from depression. The good news is that you can get treatment and feel better soon. Clinical depression is a serious illness that can affect anyone, including teenagers. It can affect thoughts, feelings, … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Depression