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What is self-esteem, and how can I improve mine?

April 15, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

Low self-esteem and excessive self-esteem can harm your mental health. Find out more about healthy self-esteem and how to improve your sense of self-worth.

Self-regulation techniques for adults and kids

April 15, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

Self-regulation is the ability to observe, manage, and adapt our emotions and behaviors to suit different situations. Start learning these skills today.

Goal setting: Tips and techniques for improvement

January 19, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn why goal setting is important, 3 different types of goals, 3 goal-setting strategies, and why it can be so hard to achieve your goals.

Executive function: What it means and how it works

January 16, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

Executive function helps us solve problems and get things done. If you struggle with everyday tasks, you may need support to manage executive dysfunction.

Are New Year’s resolutions worth the effort?

December 22, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

The new year feels like a natural time to set goals, but turning resolutions into reality can be daunting. Here are the secrets to staying motivated.

Picking apart pain

December 19, 2023 | Published by PESI Inc.

View an excerpt of Lori Gottlieb's new workbook with a free exercise that shows how a shift in perspective can reduce unpleasant emotions.

The power of self-awareness: Practical steps to enhance it

October 2, 2023 | Written by Hannah Smith, MA, LMHC, CGP

In the final part of this four-part series, learn several techniques you can use to enhance your self-awareness.

Is it healthy to take a break from the news?

September 29, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

If the 24/7 news cycle is affecting your mental health, you’re not alone. Jonah Paquette, PsyD, offers advice on staying informed without getting overwhelmed.

Just a touch of gratitude

September 20, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Gratitude has benefits, but forcing it can be harmful. Alyson Stone, PhD, tells us how to find balance between feeling grateful and feeling anything but.

Revenge bedtime procrastination: Why we do it and how to stop

September 14, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

Revenge bedtime procrastination involves putting off going to bed in order to make up for lost personal time during the day. Here are some strategies to help...

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