Category: Self Esteem

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Mar2021
When we are under stress, tired or otherwise feeling vulnerable, we all can engage in emotional reasoning. Jan offers some tips on how to recognize when we are using emotional reasoning and how to stop it.   Original Post March 3, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling ... Read More

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Feb2021

Self Worth: Shame vs Guilt

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February 12, 2021
We often use the words shame and guilt interchangeably. While similar they, are not interchangeable. Jan discusses the difference between shame and guilt.     Original Post February 10, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a ... Read More

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Feb2021
Jan continues her series about strong emotions, particularly anger. We can learn to manage anger, rather than having anger manage us.     Original Post February 4, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a Licensed Marriage and ... Read More

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Jan2021
Anger is a normal, human, and not fun to feel emotion. Jan offers education about strong emotions and in ongoing videos will talk about managing emotions and feelings, as well as, increasing our emotional vocabulary.   Original Post January 27, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube ... Read More

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Jan2021
We use these three words interchangeably. How we use and understand these three words matters. And, gives us a chance to exercise our choice and control about whether we will respond or react to people and events around us.   Original Post January 20, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski ... Read More

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Jan2021
Thriving Thoughts Terminate Toxic Thoughts: Personal Bill of Rights Creating your own Personal Bill of Rights will help you validate your own needs, opinions, and boundaries with other people effectively. This will help you stand up for yourself without violating the rights of other people. Considering the events happening around the ... Read More

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Jan2021
The calendar officially says 2021, which is good news for many. There is much work in body, mind and spirit that can be done to transition into a new year, while we still are living with the ongoing ramifications of 2020. Jan offers some words of hope as we begin ... Read More

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Dec2020
Weekly Wellness Message Thriving Thoughts Terminate Toxic Thoughts: Let's get S.M.A.R.T and Set Goals The concept of setting personal goals can be a very useful tool to organize your thoughts, pause for a plan and take a breath when you get through the first step of identifying why you want/need to set ... Read More

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Dec2020
Jan offers a simple 1-2 minute mindfulness practice to help manage whatever the holidays are bringing up for you in body, mind, and spirit.     Original Post December 22, 2020 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is ... Read More

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Dec2020
Self esteem is the feelings you have about yourself as a human being. Being human is hard. It's even harder when your negative toxic thoughts are overwhelming and hard to ignore. With some practice you can find some ways to adjust your toxic thoughts to thriving thoughts. Here are some ... Read More

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