Posts tagged "self esteem"

Teaching students they are valuable, important, and not crazy

Today I talked to my college students about mindfulness. The class is Intro to Social Work and today’s focus was noticing your thoughts, questioning the validity of your thoughts, and creating space between you and your thoughts. Yes, I got a lot of blank stares throughout class, and I know that some of my students... Read more »

A letter to my daughter about self love

Lately you have been asking about your body – wondering about your size and shape, why you look the way you do, why others look different. Important questions that I’m glad you asked, and for now, this is my best answer: You were born to be you.  You are not supposed to look like your... Read more »