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

December 6, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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

Just a touch of gratitude

November 22, 2022 | 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.

How to feel more grateful

November 7, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

When you’re having a bad day, knowing how to practice gratitude can make a big difference. Here’s how it can benefit you.

Is it healthy to take a break from the news?

November 17, 2022 | 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.

How to be more self-compassionate

November 9, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

You can learn how to practice self-compassion by challenging your inner critic. Use these tips to get started.

Understanding the five core skills of mindfulness

November 10, 2022 | Published by PESI Inc.

Terry Fralich, LCPC, shares five core skills of mindfulness and how to best practice them.

Picking apart pain

November 11, 2022 | 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.

5 secrets for braver boundary setting

November 11, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn from Hailey Magee how to set empowered boundaries with everyone in your life around your time, energy, feelings, and physical self.

How to break a bad habit, once and for all

September 30, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Habits are how our brains deal with free time. You can learn how to break bad habits and replace them with new ones using the cue-routine-rewards system.

The power of self-awareness: A whole-person perspective

October 11, 2022 | Written by Hannah Smith, MA, LMHC, CGP

In this four-part series, find out what self-awareness really is, its limitations, and how it differs from attention.

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