Self esteem is affected either negatively or positively by how we relate to ourselves and how we respond to and interpret life stressors such as:
Job promotion or being passed over
Financial set-backs or challenges
The belief that becomes truth for me…is that which allows me the best use of my strength, the best means of putting my virtues into action. Andre Gide
Beliefs Affect Feelings
The beliefs you hold about yourself affect how you feel about yourself (impacting your self esteem) to shape your:
Everyone experiences life stressors and setbacks at work or through life. It’s the resilient individual with developed capacity and coping skills who can navigate these challenges with their self esteem intact.
Your level self esteem reflects your Self belief, the foundation of your being and affects your capacity to pay attention, focus, learn, communicate, develop personal resilience, mental and emotional well being. That’s why building self esteem is so important.
Learning to recognize and acknowledge personal achievements
Overcoming limiting beliefs
Developing a can-do attitude
Developing confidence in your ability to cope with potential challenges and trusting in your personal resourcefulness is a step by step process of continuous improvement. Learn more about the
about our coaching process.
Self efficacy, an aspect of self esteem is a quality of resilience, generated by achieving incremental successes over time. Problem solving and intelligence are other qualities of resilience facilitated by having adequate social support. The development of all of these qualities contribute to high self esteem.
mindfulness, meditation and cultivating intentionality are powerful practices that develop Self knowledge by honouring yourself and developing
You learn to release self limiting beliefs, develop Self control and the capacity to Self regulate.
Self Knowledge First!
It’s impossible to change your beliefs without knowing what they are. The process of Self discovery and Self acceptance,
facilitates is central to the development of Self knowledge.
As we learn to tune-in to our Selves, we may discover our internal environment far from tranquil and serene. We may discover our Self, ungrounded, uncentered, and impacted by internal or external life or
leaving us incapable of managing, at first.
Examining our behaviour as an expression of our core values helps us develop Self awareness. As we become Self aware, we may discover discrepancies between values and action creating opportunities for conscious choice.
Those moments where we’ve made Conscious Choice are moments that we were fully aware, operating in the NOW. By stopping and acknowledging our Selves we facilitate the process of Self acceptance, critical to developing our ability to act and speak from our centre – live and be our authentic Self.
What We Focus On Grows
Once we have discovered our Self - our point of centre, we can return to it at will; at One with our Selves, we just ARE, trust IS and we experience anchored Self-expansion, key to resilience.
Mindfulness practice and breathing techniques can assist us in stabilizing our inner Being.
The Actualized Self
The ability to be honest with ourselves and others is limited by our capacity to face, accept and embrace our Selves fully. Deep and profound Self acceptance is key to building our capacity for honesty. Through the coaching experience the client develops Self awareness through a process of Self discovery – manifesting a more expansive, dynamic, authentic and purposeful Self, awake and attentive to the NOW… aligned and in-step acting in harmony – you manifest your Self…and are seen to be ”walking your talk”.
The sense of developing Self awareness – may be experienced as connecting to Heart or Soul and creating a growing sense of peace and fulfillment. The
can help you find the way or deepen your connection.
Making Peace with Yourself
There’s an inherent tension between the personality (our social self) and our authentic Self – this tension is a measure of our self esteem - how we feel about ourselves. As we learn to accept our Selves more fully, the authentic Self grows and the internal tension diminishes – the energy we formerly expended, maintaining the personality structures and servicing the inner tension can now be directed toward our external environment – to help us achieve our
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Our life coaching programs offer you a life-affirming process of deep change that can help you replace self limiting beliefs with empowering beliefs, building your self esteem and helping you move into action that's aligned to your personal values - a step by step process that's customized to meet your needs and gets you the results you want.
We work with executives, project managers, entrepreneurs, independent professionals, business owners, artists and other creative individuals who are compelled to contribute toward developing a more sustainable world without forsaking themselves in the process.
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