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Self Esteem

Tue, 01/17/2012 at 2:52pm

Your View on the World

How do you see your world?  Do you see things as right or wrong, good or bad, all or nothing?  This type of thinking is known as “dichotomous” or “black and white thinking”.

Black and white thinking leaves you viewing your world in mandates:  

“I must be perfect or else.”  

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Mon, 08/1/2011 at 8:48pm

Life is a Bowl of Cherries

By Hilary Katz MSW, LSW

Whoever said,” life is a bowl of cherries”, was not being entirely honest. While, we certainly experience all kinds of wonderful things in our lives, we also are challenged by feelings that can sometimes overshadow those positive events. Everybody deserves to own a set of tools that can be utilized when bad feelings become all consuming. Who would not want to have the ability to tackle the negative feeling in order to get back to those ripe, sweet cherries?

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Tue, 08/20/2013 at 8:12am

 

1.     Clarify with your children the difference between basic expectations and situational rewards. 

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