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Sustainable Self-Esteem and A Few “Quick Fixes”

Sustainable Self-Esteem and A Few “Quick Fixes”

By Courtney Howell  While researching ways to increase confidence and self-esteem I ran across a few different articles that at first really blew me away. They suggested ways to increase self-esteem that seemed really ultimately counterproductive if done individually for people who really need an overhaul in this area.  I’ll give some background here before jumping into everything. Being raised in a dysfunctional family heavily affected by alcoholism, I didn’t have much of a shot to initially develop self-esteem. Quite…

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Take Control of Your Life by Taking Control of Your Thoughts

Take Control of Your Life by Taking Control of Your Thoughts

By Courtney Howell This is my first time to contribute to this blog and I am honored and grateful to be able to participate! As this is my first blog here, I’d like to talk about an essential component of positive living: thinking habits! I’m choosing to blog about this topic first of all given its importance and impact on one’s life. I’ll first share my own experience, followed by some other thoughts and helpful tips. Growing up, I pretty…

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Courtney Howell

Courtney Howell

Courtney Howell came to life in Houston, Texas as a strong-willed and independent personality. Throughout her life she has enjoyed creative expression, especially through music, and has always been searching for a deeper meaning in life. She has a passion for international travel and spent time serving in the Peace Corps in a post-Soviet country. She is also an avid American football fan. Courtney began seeking spirituality close to ten years ago and studied psychology and theology at university and…

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