I’ve wanted to tackle this DIY project to hide our ugly water heater for a couple of years now. But, because of countless roadblocks, we postponed the project. I’m so happy that my hubby pushed me to finish it! I’m so pleased with the results and I wanted to share with you what we did […]
When we found out that our daughter struggles with poor focus, we were pretty discouraged. Every person is different. Which is why we had to come up with a method to train her brain to focus better. We’ve been using this exercise that was suggested by her therapist for a few weeks now, and incredibly, […]
As summer starts coming to a close, our thoughts turn to “back to school.” School shopping, budgeting, meal planning, scheduling, etc. As resistant as we might be, we still have to be very prepared to get back into a routine. One of the most important factors in getting back into a routine is our family’s need to […]
When it comes time for the family council on Sunday evenings, one of our agenda items is to go through our weekly meal plan. Most of the time I get eye rolls and a lot of “ummmms” and “I don’t knows”. Most weeks, I’d rather put the weekly meal plan together myself, but it goes […]
At a very young age, I began to have a very low self-esteem. I hated my face, my hair, my personality, everything. Mostly it was my face. I had never liked it really. Young age, meaning it all started when I was about 9 or 10 years old when my world came crashing down after my parent’s divorce. It may seem strange to some people, that an event like that would affect my self-esteem. But, because most children feel like their parent’s divorce was their fault, it’s usually very normal for them to suffer from self-confidence problems.
Over the years, I have learned some valuable tricks to overcome my low self-esteem. Please understand that I still have moments when I hate everything about myself and I have no confidence. There is not a week that goes by, that I have to hone in on my learned skills in order to chase those negative thoughts away. I’m giving you 5 tips and 5 challenges for how you can overcome a low self-esteem.
How many of you feel like goal setting is a vicious cycle? You set a goal, don’t achieve it, then feel super crappy like you can’t accomplish anything so why bother? I don’t know about you, but I feel this way, and I got really tired of it. I found this article that explains why […]