Self-Esteem & Self-Confidence


8 Ways to Overcome Anxiety When You’re on Stage 2

The worst part of stage fright or an anxiety attack on stage is that it’s often unexpected, which means it can horribly blindside a musician. Here are 8 ways to overcome an anxiety attack will help even the most fearful musicians deal with stage fright. When I wrote How to Deal With Performance Anxiety and Play Your Best, I didn’t realize […]

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4 Foolproof Blogging Tips for Women Over 40 – Day 4 2

When I started blogging eight years ago, I jumped right in without thinking twice. Here are my most important blogging tips, geared towards women over 40 who are just beginning to blog. In Everything But the Posts: Tips, Advice, and Templates From a Blogger Who Has Been in Your Shoes, Becca Ludlum gives you tips about setting up your blog, […]

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What I Do When I Feel Ugly

The Uggers are good at one thing: repeating “you are ugly” and “Nobody likes you” until you believe it. Here’s what I do when I feel ugly; these tips for dealing with the Uggers might perk you up even on your worst days. In Hello, Beauty Full: Seeing Yourself as God Sees You, Elisa Morgan helps us see ourselves differently. We struggle under […]

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How to Stop Begging for Love After It’s Over 5

Your relationship is over, yet you find yourself begging for love. Worse, you keep begging him to come back and start fresh…and you hate yourself for it. “I feel ashamed to admit it but I am begging for love,” says Girl25 on 8 Signs He Doesn’t Love You. “I’ve asked for him to recall how we got together, and I called him […]


How to Make a Good Decision About Anything 2

Can’t make up your mind? Here are five simple decision-making strategies to help you decide about anything life brings to you. Maybe you’re not sure if it’s time to say “I love you” – or how you should propose to your girlfriend. Or, maybe you’re confused or even paralyzed about buying a cell phone, car or condo. Simply being aware […]


Should You Get Plastic Surgery…or Let Yourself Blossom? 1

This article was inspired by a reader who asked if she should accept her face the way it is, or get plastic surgery. Here’s her comment… “I was born good looking,” says Belle on How to Love Yourself When You Don’t Feel Good Enough. “When I was a teen, something unfortunate happened to my face, causing the mandible to grow […]


How to Stop Compulsive Eating

These tips on how to stop compulsive eating are inspired by a reader’s request for help. I struggled with an eating disorder for years, and finally worked through my compulsion to eat mindlessly. In 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food, Susan Albers shares a collection of mindfulness skills and practices for relaxing your body when you’re stressed. You’ll learn […]