• I'm Sorry
    Want to feel more confident? Quit apologizing for everything

    Ever been in a situation like this before? You don’t pick up the phone in time and when you call the person back, the first words out of your mouth are “I’m sorry.” You bring store-bought cupcakes to your...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Positive Thinking
    How Positive Thinking Can Boost Your Self-Confidence After 50

    Everybody struggles with a lack of self-confidence at some point in their lives whether they are 15, 20, 30 or 60. Feeling unsure of oneself in certain situations is completely normal because we are all human beings...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • 50's a time of confidence or fear
    50’s – A Time of Confidence and Hope or Depression and Fear?

    By Maryann Ehmann – Turning 50 was not my most favorite birthday. Even the lavish surprise party my family threw did not save me from my slump. Increasing aches and pains, unusual insecurity, and a heightened sense of...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Five Steps to Increasing Your Personal Power

    By Sandra Abell, MS, LPC, ACC – When I was young, a woman’s job – at work and at home – was more about being a helper than making decisions and wielding power. Although support person, help...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Could Low Self Esteem be Holding You Back?

    By Sandy Abell, MS, LPC, ACC – When I was a new therapist in a social service agency, I had the degree and license to help people, but I struggled with the image of myself in this...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • The Power of Our Words

    By Edwige Gilbert – Our ability to think and express ourselves in words is one of the most powerful “tools” we possess. There are two types of words: the silent words used for inner dialogue and the...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • From Awkward to a Model at 50+

    By Sandra Wilson – I have never really thought about my age. I have always done whatever I have wanted to do. Lately, however, there have been some eye opening moments. Recently, I asked my students to...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • How to Be the Most Beautiful Woman in the Room

    Part 1 of a 3-Part Beauty Manifesto Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. -Confucius By Tonya Leigh – I watched her walk into the room. Heads turned. Within minutes, people gathered around her. Within hours,...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • How to Rebuild Your Self-Confidence During Menopause

    By Staness Jonekos – Years ago, I learned a life-changing lesson from Anthony Robbins’s book, “Awaken the Giant Within”: that transformation begins when you can no longer dwell in a place of pain. I was going through...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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    The Power of Self Assurance

    By Carolyn Anderson – My 25th year High school reunion was this fall…what a hoot to see some of those people again. Sometimes the more things change the more they stay the same. What struck me now...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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