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embraceable you: learning to love yourself and other stories of self …

embraceable you: learning to love yourself and other stories of self esteem and body confidence.As I write this post, the tabs open on my browser include Debenhams, (I have a concealer and a foundation in my basket to cover my acne scars) ASOS (Ready to check out with Spanx and a push-up bra to hide the five-seven pounds I’ve put on since last summer) and an article on how to lose weight from the stomach area. That’s right. This same individual, with a physical confidence level paraphrased by a dubious internet history, is going to talk to you today about being happy with what you have.Frankly, anyone who told you they woke up one morning, read an inspirational quote (then reblogged it on Tumblr) and rode off into the sunset on a horse of abundant hope and promise for the future of their self-esteem was lying.When puberty hit and the boobs and butt carnival rolled into town, I can’t say I was thrilled. Whilst my friends were complaining about not being able to find a size 6 in the shops, at 17 years old I found myself catering to disproportionate ‘child-bearing’ hips, large thighs and a bit of a huge arse Continue reading

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Building Your Child's Self Esteem – Authentic Home Based Business …

Building Your Child’s Self EsteemBuilding your childs self esteemIt’s one of those things that all parents want to provide for their children and one of those things that many feel they do not know how to do: raise a self-confident child. Self-esteem oftentimes seems like a fragile, distant thing that we all know what it is but don’t know how to develop. Your self-esteem is a compilation of how you feel about yourself. Continue reading

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How To Build Self Confidence – 6 Simple Tips For Building Self …

Having high levels of confidence in yourself can mean the difference in being successful in many different areas such as career or relationships. People with high levels of confidence tend to be more willing to take on new challenges and achieve their goals relatively easy. On the other end of the spectrum those who lack self confidence tend to be the “under-achievers”, for want of a better phrase! It’s important to build self confidence in order to raise your level of expectation and self Read more … Continue reading

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Building Self Esteem – Authentic Home Based Business Opportunity …

Building Self Esteembe yourselfSelf esteem is your own personal view of yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally.  Everyone has a different view of themselves, but keeping a positive outlook will benefit you more than a negative one.  Many individuals suffer from low self esteem for a variety of reasons and need to build their self esteem in order to succeed in life.  Remember, the only one who can make you excel is you and no one else.  The same goes for self esteem.  The only person who can build up—or consequentially tear down—your self esteem is you.  Although other individuals may aide the process, the end decision is yours.People have low esteem for a variety of reasons.  Some individuals suffer from poor body image and focus on all the negative traits of their physical appearance.  Others have emotional issues that have caused their self esteem to drop or feel themselves unworthy of any praise.  For whatever reasons your self esteem may falter, the key to building it up again is to find the root of the problem.  Think of self esteem like a house, if you build a stunning house on a poor foundation, the entire structure will crumble.  However, if you take steps to ensure the foundation is strong and capable of holding anything, the process may be slow, but your self esteem will be built soundly.Many individuals look for help for their low self esteem in books or seminars.  The number of available options on the market is phenomenal, and you are sure to find one on a topic that deals with your specific issues . Start looking into Personal Development / Success Strategies (grab the free 7 da;y Ecourse Leisx provides on her website.  Check out your local library or book store and explore their “self help” section for a book that you may find helpful.  It is quite unlikely you will find the answers to all your problems in a book, but you may find it helpful to know others are in your same boat and you are certainly not alone.  Additionally, you may wish to seek professional help in your quest to boost your self esteem.   Often, speaking with a qualified individual can help you determine the root of your problem and the necessary path you should take for the rebuilding process.  Perhaps your problems dates back to childhood, or maybe it has recently developed.  Whatever the case, a professional will be able to best determine your next stepsA main factor in self esteem is negativity.  Negative thoughts can pervade your confidence and crumble your self esteem.  If you find yourself surrounded by negative people or in a negative situation, try to best remedy the problem.  Often, individuals in a abusive relationship have their self esteem shattered when a supposed loved one constantly berates them and questions their worth.  Similarly, a negative workplace environment can lower your self esteem with colleagues or bosses finding fault with your work.  Maybe you have a friend who is consistently negative with all surrounding him or her.  Whatever the source, distancing yourself from the negativity will help you regain your self esteem.  Strive to surround yourself with positive people.  If you are going through a rough time in your personal life, you may wish to join a support group.  Similarly, there are support groups available for individuals with self image issues.  These groups will allow you to meet other individuals like yourself and provide a forum for you to sound your hopes and achievements.However you choose to begin building your self esteem, do so today!  Be thorough and consistent with the process and be aware it may take a while.  You should not become impatient or despondent if you find your self esteem slipping.  Remember, you are an important and worthy person and should treat yourself as such.CheersLeisa TimmsPersonal Development and Leadership EntrepreneurFitness / Zumba Coach“Click here” To learn more about Personal Development / Home Biz Opportunity“Click here” to learn more about Zumba Leisa Continue reading

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In The Conversation About Birth Control For Young Teenage Girls …

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Bevis Longstreth: The Case for Cool: Student Engagement to Save the Planet

Rising temperatures around the globe are a reality, and so too is the primary cause: Energy-related CO2 emissions caused by human-beings. Long term energy analysis by the highly respected International Energy Agency (IEA) shows the world traveling down a very, very unsustainable track. In its business as usual scenario, energy-related CO2 emissions grow 1/3rd by 2035 and double by 2050.Emerging markets, through growth in populations and economies, are expected to keep fossil fuels dominant world-wide through 2035. 1.3 billion people are still without electricity. In the emerging markets, six billion people get along on the same amount of power as one billion people consume in OECD countries. Continue reading

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building Self Confidence: What Are Your Personal Character …

Each person is unique. You need to find what works best for you and apply that to your life. That being said, try to learn all you can to find what works for your personal development. The below article can assist you in this regard because it contains a variety of tips that can be used for improving yourself.Stress is an enemy of happiness. Continue reading

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Las Fotos Project Looking for Your Help to Build Community …

Las Fotos Project Looking for Your Help to Build Community Gardens Map | Streetsblog Los AngelesDesigning Cities Fellow, 2 weeks agoPolicy Analyst/Advocate (Full-Time Position), 2 weeks agoPrincipal Planner, 3 weeks agoNew York City Bike Ambassadors, 4 weeks agoCommunity Affairs Coordinator (Full-Time Position), 4 weeks ago ” /> 13 comments so far today Select Month April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 Select Category“Accidents” (77)(Un)Friendly Fridays (1)2011 Election (12)30/10 (17)36th Congressional Special Election (3)4sbb (3)AAA (4)AASHTO (10)Aauto Insurance (3)Access to Foods (2)Ad Nauseam (54)Agency Watch (8)Air Quality (45)Alan Lowenthal (5)Alfredo Hernandez (1)Amir Sedadi (1)Amtrak (22)Antonio Villaraigosa (73)APTA (1)Ara Najarian (11)Art (13)Art Leahy (10)Baldwin Hills (2)Barbara Boxer (53)bcycle lanes (52)Bernard Parks (2)Beverly Hills (28)Bicycle Boulevards (9)Bicycle Friendly Streets (3)Bicycle Licensing (11)Bicycle theft (2)Bicycling (684)Big Blue Bus (3)bike box (1)Bike Counts (1)Bike Friendly Fridays (3)Bike Master Plan (67)Bike Nation (8)Bike Parking (36)Bike Sharing (37)Bike Summit (8)Bike Talk (2)Bike Writers Collective (10)Bikeside (6)Bill Rosendahl (37)Blogroll (12)Blue Line (11)Boyle Heights (97)BRT (19)Building Healthy Communities South LA (2)Burbank (2)Bus Rider’s Union (26)buses (83)C.I.C.L.E. (13)California Bike Coalition (2)California Highway Patrol (8)Calpirg (6)CALTRANS (30)Car Congestion (5)Car Culture (182)Car Dependence (7)car free (19)car share (1)Car Sharing (13)Cartoon Tuesday (62)Cash for Clunkers (13)CD 2 Special Election (9)CicLAvia (76)Cities 4 Cycling (2)City of Industry (1)City Planning (51)Civil Rights (8)Climate Change (74)Clitoral Mass (2)CNU (1)Communities (4)community gardens (13)Complete Streets (12)Congestion Pricing (54)Crenshaw Corridor (19)Crimanimals (1)Critical Mass (37)Culver City (19)Damien Goodmon (4)DASH (15)David Vahedi (3)DC Streetsblog (649)Deepwater Horizon (1)Dennis Zine (3)Denny Zane (2)Department of D.I.Y. (6)Dianne Feinstein (1)Distracted Driving (1)Dodgers (5)Donald Shoup (10)Doug Failing (1)Downtown LA (80)Earl Blumenauer (11)East Los Angeles (7)Eastside (141)Echo Park (5)Editorial (18)El Monte (3)Elana Sotomayer (1)Election 2008 (57)Election 2010 (15)Election 2012 (10)Election 2013 (44)Electric Car (1)En español (1)Enci (1)environmental justice (7)Eric Garcetti (4)EuEurope (1)Events (1150)events (18)Expo Construction Authority (50)Expo Line (55)ExpressLanes (4)ExpressPark (1)Fare Hikes (6)Federal Transportation Bill (95)Fix-It-First (17)Foothill Extension (1)fracking (6)Freight Rail (11)Friday Poll Day (21)FTA (10)Fuel Efficiency (10)fundraisers (13)gangs (4)Gas Tax (33)Gavin Newsom (2)gentrification (1)George W. Bush (1)Ghost Bike (3)Give Me 3 (12)Glendale (1)Gloria Molina (2)Gold Line (7)GOOD (7)Governor Greenhouse (59)Green L.A. (2)Green Line Extension (1)Greenhouse Gas (23)Greig Smith (7)health (14)Henry Waxman (3)Herb Wesson (1)Hertz on Demand (1)High Speed Rail (75)highway expansion (70)Historic Preservation (2)hit and run (13)Hollywood (21)Infrastructure (24)Interactive Model (3)Interview (21)Issues (2)Jack Weiss (5)Jaime De La Vega (4)James Oberstar (22)Jan Perry (2)Jane Harman (2)Janette Sadik-Khan (7)Jerry Brown (12)Jesse Jackson (1)Jobs Board (19)Joe Biden (3)John Boehener (1)John Fisher (2)John McCain (2)John Mica (15)Jose Huizar (5)KABC (2)L.A. Continue reading

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Kinderdance® Keeps Moving In Ranking

Home: News: Kinderdance: Kinderdance® Keeps Moving In RankingApril 10, 2013 // Franchising.com // Melbourne, FL – Kinderdance® International has been recognized again by Entrepreneur Magazine’s 34th annual Franchise 500 January 2013 edition. Kinderdance’s overall rank is #274. Kinderdance also increased in the ranking for the “Home Based” franchise category up to #71 from #76 last year.Kinderdance®, established in 1979 is a nationally recognized dance, gymnastics and fitness program for children age’s two to twelve. Their 124 Franchisees currently teach over 12,000 children weekly at over 800 various locations in 30 states and 9 countries. Classes are held on site in child care centers, recreation centers, hospitals, military bases, bowling alleys, fitness centers and many other locations that have space that can be utilized as an additional learning center.Kinderdance® places emphasis on building self-confidence and self-esteem in children through learning to share, lead, interact and respond to others’ needs as well as their own Continue reading

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Building Self-Confidence through Positive Self-Talk » Spiritual …

Whether you’re at work or just facing a bad day at home, there are many things you can do to make sure you’re back in the saddle and feeling more confident about life. One of the best ways to regain your self-confidence is to give yourself a little pep talk.Positive self-talk boosts your self-confidence.The idea of positive self-talk, or positive thinking, is something many coaches and counselors suggest to their clients and nearly everyone can benefit from it. Have you ever been in a situation where you think a little bit of positive reinforcement could make things a lot easier? Don’t wait for someone else to lift your spirits; take a moment and realize you can easily do it yourself!Be Proactive and Gain ConfidenceHaving negative thoughts, even about a single project at work, can often impact your entire outlook on life. Continue reading

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