Tag Archives: Self-esteem

When it doesn’t make you feel better…try changing your mindset

  Someone made a nasty comment on my blog after I poured my heart out into a post. It was snarky and mean; meant to hurt the person reading it. So I did the most obvious thing. I deleted it … Continue reading

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Don’t take it personally…

Don’t take it personally. How often has someone dropped those pearls of wisdom on you? I seem to hear it a lot these days and every time it makes me feel inadequate, as if I’m deficient because I’m taking something … Continue reading

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do you know a Megalomaniac too?

What is Megalomania? ~from Wikipedia “Megalomania is a psycho-pathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence. Megalomania is characterized by an inflated sense of self-esteem and overestimation by persons of their powers and beliefs.” Whichever way this … Continue reading

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The rabbit hole of control

Have you ever heard that expression? “Throwing it against the wall, seeing if it sticks”. Loosely translated this means that you continue to change your methods with someone until you get the reaction you most desire. I admit that I … Continue reading

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self shame

I was having a conversation with my friend, Paula, telling her about an exchange I had with another woman. The woman started throwing these insults my way that I just could not understand why, or what she was trying to … Continue reading

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I don’t have cancer

Recently I went through a harrowing ordeal with my health. I started having some minor problems that were more annoying than painful. These grew to be more than a nuisance, so I went to my physician and she ran a … Continue reading

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That shoe, on my other foot

If I get warned that someone has harmed my friends, I’ll be on my guard and probably won’t engage the creep on any level. I’m a firm believer that if someone tells me, “Hey, that guy is a murderer and … Continue reading

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