Our self-esteem or positive self concept, and how well and deeply we value ourselves, and impacts how fully we can live and realize our talents. The horrific experience of abuse interests me as a creativity researcher for how it can distort awareness and self concept in such destructive ways, and how much it can shut […]
Ian McKellen admits that it has taken time and life experience to develop the self-confidence that now helps fuel his dynamic roles. “Suppose it had been me who played Tom Jones , not Albert Finney?” he said. “There was never any question of me playing those sorts of parts. I was a frightened little gay […]
How does our critical inner dialogue affect our creativity, self confidence and other parts of our life? Can we learn to change our self-limiting inner critical voice and use more supportive thoughts to motivate ourselves and support healthy self esteem? ~~~~~ Healing our judgment of others and self-judgment Her book Judgment Detox: Release the Beliefs That […]
Do you have a healthy level of self-esteem and self confidence? Or not so much? Our self-concept, positive self-regard and simply confidence, are key influences on how fully we realize our talents and live our lives. ~~~~~ What can we do to nurture healthy self-esteem, self-appreciation, self-compassion? The Self-Acceptance Summit ran from Sep 11 – 20, […]
Do you express yourself creatively – or in other ways – as fully and authentically as you want? If you’re like most of us, the answer is No. For one thing, our inner dialogue can be less than helpful or encouraging.