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JOIN OUR NEW GROUP ' THE ESTEEM BUILDERS OF ST CATHARINES".
Our second monthly meeting will take place on Monday, July 15th at 7:00 pm. We will be discussing ideas on various topics that will include:
- building confidence and self-esteem
- eating disorders
We will also be discussing future workshops and other activities for children, teens, adults and seniors. If you would like to build your own esteem, are passionate about helping others, and would like to be part of such a group, please send an email to me at email@example.com
IS YOUR LIFE FULL OF HAPPINESS?
ARE YOU SUCCESSFUL?
ARE YOU CONFIDENT?
DO YOU HAVE GOOD SELF-ESTEEM?
If you answered 'no' to any of these questions, don't feel bad, you certainly aren't the only one who feels like this. Most people want to be happy and successful in life, but many fail because they lack confidence and have little or no self-esteem.
As children, we have dreams of becoming a doctor, lawyer, astronaut, fireman or something else we believe is important. Then we hear and see things that take away our dreams and make us feel inferior.
"You're stupid." "You can't do that." "You're a failure." "What a loser."
Do any of these statements sound familiar? Growing up, most of us have heard these words spoken to us or about us.These are just a few of those negative statements that tear down our esteem and create insecurities. Depending on our environment, these statements often continue on in to our teens, adulthood and right into our senior years.
Where is the encouragement?
How many times do we hear statements like these?
"Good job!" "You tried your best!" "You have talent!" "I'm proud of you."
We don't seem to hear as many of these positive statements and these are CRITICAL to becoming a confident adult with strong esteem.
Growing up and living in a mainly positive environment teaches us good habits. Our parents and peers make us feel loved, wanted and appreciated; which helps us build confidence and increases self-esteem. We grow into responsible, reliable, caring adults who are able to face daily challenges and deal with them effectively.
Growing up and living in a mainly negative environment teaches us bad habits. Our parents and peers make us feel unloved, unwanted and unappreciated; which helps destroy our confidence and decreases our self-esteem. We grow into untrusting, fearful, insecure adults who can't face daily challenges and deal with things badly.
The good thing is, we can all change. It doesn't matter what environment you grew up in, how people have treated you, how old you are, or how you are feeling right now. You are YOUR OWN WORST ENEMY but you can become YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND. YOU are the ONLY one who can change your life.
Negativity CAN be changed into positivity.
Bad habits CAN be changed into good habits.
You CAN become more confident and you CAN have better self-esteem.
It takes 2 things - desire and commitment. First you have to really want to make positive changes and have a better life, then you have to commit to actively, continually, every day, all the time, day after day working on making positive changes until they become habit. It takes about 21 CONTINUOUS days to set a new habit. If you miss a day or two, don't get discouraged, you might have slipped back a bit, but you haven't lost all your hard work, just keep going. Change is NOT easy, NOT quick and everyone won't have the same results in the same time period, but it is definitely worth your time and effort to create a better life. When you get impatient and don't see results fast enough, think about how long it took to create your situation and realize it will take time to make this situation better.
Just DON'T EVER GIVE UP, always KEEP TRYING!
Try to eliminate or decrease as much negativity as possible in your life. Work on building a positive environment and as you become more confident, your positivity will influence others.
ALWAYS REMEMBER, YOU ARE IN CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE, YOU ARE SPECIAL, YOU HAVE TALENTS AND YOU CAN SUCCEED!
I M CONFIDENT NIAGARA CANADA is committed to providing information and ideas on how to build confidence and increase self-esteem. Use the information provided as a learning tool to get you started on your own pathway to a positive life.
HOW GOOD IS YOUR ESTEEM? Try taking one or all of these tests and find out.
The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Test
Psychology Today Self-Esteem Test
HOW CAN YOU TELL IF YOUR CHILD HAS GOOD ESTEEM? There are some obvious signs, but many people don't really know what to look for or even understand what esteem is. If a parent has low esteem themself, they might not realize it and think that their child is just fine. Take the following quiz and it will explain exactly what to look for and what you can do to raise esteem in your child and also in yourself as well.
DISCOVER HOW TO BUILD CONFIDENCE AND INCREASE YOUR SELF-ESTEEM.
Our Caterpillar to Butterfly SELF-ESTEEM workbook has 84 pages of information that will provide you with the tools needed to help you get started and lots of activities to reinforce what you have learned. Download your own copy today.
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If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
~Thomas Alva Edison
|You can't change your past, but you can control how it affects your future. ~Unknown |
|Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain. ~Unknown |
Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. ~Oscar Wilde
|When you fall down, get up and dance. ~Unknown |
Only as high as I reach, can I grow,
Only as far as I seek, can I go.
Only as deep as I look can I see,
Only as much as I dream can I be.
Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional. ~Unknown
|When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me. ~Erma Bombeck |
|Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. ~Doug Larson |
|Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never ties, a touch that never hurts. ~Charles Dickens |
|A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day, he can sleep at night and do it again the next day. ~Albert Schweitzer |
|Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching? ~Eleanor Roosevelt |
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. ~Sir Winston Churchill
|Tact is the art of building a fire under people without making their blood boil. ~Franklin P. Jones |
|We have two ears and only one tongue in order that we may hear more and speak less. ~Diogenes Laertius |
|Well done is better than well said. ~Benjamin Franklin |
|The only thing you can change is yourself and that makes all the difference in the world. ~Cher |
|If you really put a small value on yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. ~Unknown |
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. ~Mahatma Gandhi
It doesn't mattter where you are coming from. All it matters is where you are going. ~Brian Tracy
|Grow old with me, the best is yet to come. ~Robert Browning |