Monthly Archives October 2015

Self-esteem vs self-appreciation

Posted by Denise Welsh on October 12, 2015  /   Posted in Self Appreciation, Self Esteem

Self-esteem is passé. And comparison is dumb.

Self-esteem, self-appreciation and comparing yourself to others

Brilliant illo by Sachi Swick ~

I know I’m supposed to be talking – and writing – about self-appreciation rather than self-esteem. Well, Albert Ellis the American psychologist who developed Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy is quoted (as an early voice, now among many) saying: “Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it’s conditional”.

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Resolutions and procrastination

Posted by Denise Welsh on October 01, 2015  /   Posted in Procrastination

Procrastination follows 1st of January resolutions, just so.

Resolutions are what will finally change our bad habits and dissolute ways, for good. We swear we’ll be better, forever … until procrastination sets in ’round about the 23rd of the month.

However, there’s a feeling around these days, of Autumn being the new time for new beginnings. Will this alter our dance with procrastination or the timing when idling kicks in?

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