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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.

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

October 9, 2023 | 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.

7 steps to end chronic dieting

September 29, 2023 | Written by Judith Matz, LCSW

To escape the chronic dieting cycle, first learn the way it works. Judith Matz, LCSW, explains food deprivation and how to start nourishing yourself again.

Burnout and the body

August 15, 2023 | Published by Psychotherapy Networker

Self-care is often touted as the cure for personal and professional burnout. But health expert Emily Nagoski, PhD, argues that love is a more powerful response.

Self-compassion in our most difficult moments

August 2, 2023 | Published by PESI Inc.

Self-care is an integral part of our well-being, but is it enough? Lisa Baylis, MEd, shares one of her most vulnerable moments as an educator and provides free...

How to be more self-compassionate

August 1, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

You can learn to practice self-compassion by challenging your inner critic. Try this guidance to get started.

Who’s lucky enough for Lucky Girl syndrome?

July 27, 2023 | Written by Brianna Paruolo, MSEd, CMHC-LP

Healthy positive thinking can have emotional benefits. But as the TikTok phenomenon of Lucky Girl syndrome shows, luck has very little to do with it.

The slow burn of anticipatory grief

July 12, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Jasmine Cobb, LCSW

Getting a terminal diagnosis—or loving someone who does—may give you more time to prepare. Yet it can also mean that grief starts long before life ends.

What is LGBTQIA+ imposter syndrome?

July 11, 2023 | Written by Kirsten Fuchs | Featuring Hayden Dawes, MSW, LCSW, LCAS

Even if you’re confident in your identity, this type of imposter syndrome may spring from concern you aren’t “queer enough” for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Why self-love can be challenging for women

May 2, 2023 | Written by Sunita Osborn, PsyD, MA

Self-love means consistently valuing yourself as a person. But when society sets impossible standards for womanhood, it can be hard to see your own worth.

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