Increase your self-esteem by managing exaggerated fear (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by managing exaggerated fear” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by understanding your feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by managing exaggerated fear: This post is about exaggerated fear. Fear can be connected to stimuli or situations that are not per se dangerous – i.e. the reaction is disproportionate […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding the difference betweeen anxiety and fear (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding the difference betweeen anxiety and fear” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by understanding your feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by understanding the difference betweeen anxiety and fear: This post is about the difference between fear and anxiety. Some think that fear and anxiety are versions […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding fear (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding fear” starts with how you can increase your self-esteem by understanding your feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by understanding fear: Feelings can be real as when they are signaling our inner needs and desires. They can also be used as defense mechanisms in order to cover other feelings. […]

Increase your self-esteem by using the strategy ‘escape reality’ (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by using the strategy ‘escape reality’  ” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings. There are several mature defense mechanisms that are helpful strategies for: -Managing unwanted impulses and anxiety -Resolving underlying issues or problems -Getting a more peaceful mind and relationships   Increase […]

Increase your self-esteem by understanding the dangers with compensation (1 minute read)

This post“Increase your self-esteem by understanding the dangers with compensation” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings. There are several mature defense mechanisms that are helpful strategies for: – Managing unwanted impulses and anxiety – Resolving underlying issues or problems – Getting a more peaceful mind and relationships   […]

Increase your self-esteem by deliberate compensation (1 minute read)

Here the post “Increase your self-esteem by  deliberate compensation” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by deliberate compensation: There are several more mature defense mechanisms than the ones suggested by the psychiatrist Vaillant and which have been the topic of the last posts. […]

Increase your self-esteem by being more assertive (1 minute read)

Here the post “Increase your self-esteem by being more assertive” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by being more assertive: This post continues with the mature defense mechanism assertiveness. As mentioned in the last post, assertiveness is expressing one’s needs, feelings and thoughts […]

Another effective strategy for managing difficult feelings and situations (1 minute read)

Here the post “Another effective strategy for managing difficult feelings and situations” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Another effective strategy for managing difficult feelings and situations: There are several more mature defense mechanisms than the ones suggested by the psychiatrist Vaillant and which have been […]

Increase your self-esteem by using these 5 strategies for managing challenging situations and feelings (1 minute read)

Here the post “Increase your self-esteem by using these 5 strategies for managing challenging situations and feelings” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings.   Increase your self-esteem by using these 5 strategies for managing challenging situations and feelings: This post summarizes the 5 mature defense mechanisms according […]

Increase your self-esteem by using these two mature strategies for managing tough situations (1 minute read)

Here the post “Increase your self-esteem by using these two mature strategies for managing tough situations” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by managing your thoughts and feelings. Increase your self-esteem by using these two mature strategies for managing tough situations: The psychiatrist Vaillant divided the defense mechanisms into 4 levels of maturity mirroring increasingly […]