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Self Esteem and What it Takes to Really Change

By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC If you’re like me, then you must have wondered before if you’ll ever really believe better about yourself. You’ve been on the “try harder” treadmill long enough to have discovered that it is a hamster’s … Continue reading

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A New Take on Why Your Prayers May Not be Working

By Matt W Sandford Have you even pulled back from your circumstances in life and wondered to yourself how many times that God didn’t answer your prayers?  I have. It was a depressing endeavor. There were the times I begged … Continue reading

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5 Strategies for Combating Shyness And Social Anxiety Disorder, Too: How to Build Social Skills – Part 1

By Matt Sandford In a previous article I provided some helps for sorting out the differences between Shyness, Introversion and Social Anxiety Disorder. This is a companion piece meant to offer suggestions for addressing the skills of the person struggling … Continue reading

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How to STOP Self-Criticism & be a More Positive You! Part 2

This is about four approaches to letting go of your inner critic.

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How to STOP Self-Criticism and be a More Positive You! Part 1

Here I propose 3 elements that are behind why someone may be self-critical. Part two will outline the steps to address and decrease a self-critical style.

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