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Increasing your self-esteem on the most depressing day of the year

Oh great, there’s even an awareness day to mark just how low my self-esteem is.. Blue Monday is described as the most depressing day of the year. It’s based on a combination of;

  • How much time that’s passed since you made your new year’s resolutions,
  • Your low motivational levels,
  • The cold weather,
  • Christmas is now a distant memory, yet most of us are still paying for it,
  • Your debt levels (that credit card will be due soon)

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Perfection

Are you a perfectionist? “I don’t have time to think about myself or take care of my own needs. Everyone else comes first; my kids, my husband, work…even the dog comes before me! I have to keep all the plates spinning; I have to be an amazing mother and wife and be successful at work…I just need to work out how to be perfect”

Sound familiar?

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Dating

Dating  (gulp…. I’d rather stick needles in my eyes)

This was the response one of my clients had when we spoke about the prospect of dating.

As it’s Halloween this month, I’ve been thinking about the topics that generate the most fear for my coaching clients.

Dating is always in the top 5!

Why is it that dating causes so much fear?..

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Fear

Fear, that wretched feeling when you are about to do something that scares the living day lights out of you. Years ago, I would have let fear get in between me and my goals and stop me achieving what I really wanted out of life.

Now, I don’t let it.

It’s not because I don’t feel fear, of course I do, I just don’t let it stop me.

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Throughout my 13-year career, I have helped many people become great decision makers and eliminated their fear of making the “wrong” choice, in turn helping them to become happier, less stressed and far more productive in their life.

Constantly worrying about making the “right” choice means that people end up doing nothing, they enter a state of analysis-paralysis and life doesn’t move on. Instead, life is stressful, full of anxiety, mundane and stagnant.

So what exactly can you do to help yourself to become a better decision maker?
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Everyday people tell me how darn lucky I am “Oh, you are so lucky to work for yourself! No boss, no set hours, work from home, oh you are lucky”

Lucky? Yes, I do work from home and no I don’t have a boss. I don’t have to commute to work (unless you count walking downstairs and across the kitchen to my office a commute) I don’t have to play to corporate game, I don’t have to work with people I don’t like and I don’t sit through pointless meetings and I don’t have to pay ridiculous childcare costs.
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If I could bottle up confidence and sell it I would be dishing it out during every one of my coaching sessions because every single one of my clients, whatever their reason for hiring a coach, struggle with self-doubt.
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Are you waiting for everything to be perfect before you start living the life you were put on this earth to live? Do you have loads of plans, ideas and goals that one-day you will put into practice?
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Many of the clients I work with are struggling to make a decision of some nature. There’s a goal they want to achieve, but they are just not 100% sure which path to take.

The real reason many turn to coaching is to gain permission to do something; they are seeking validation to do the one thing that they know will make them happy and fulfilled.
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