GoVisits Web Directory » News Articles » Relationship Information » How do We Change our Self Esteem Perception?
 

How do We Change our Self Esteem Perception?

Many of us have heard about the power of positive thinking to effect a change. The idea is not new, it stems from modern psychology as well as from ancient spiritual teachings. In each case, an individual is encouraged to avoid negative thoughts and to replace them with positive and hopeful messages.

Think of your brain as a massive computer bank with a huge memory. A computer is programmed to respond in a certain manner, when given input. We can even alter the data that comes out if we program it to do that. The same can be said for the brain.

Try this exercise. Close your eyes and imagine that you are going to make a lemon chiffon pie. You go to the counter and pick up several lemons to use in this creation. Cut the lemons in half and smell that citrus aroma. Imagine holding the lemon under your nose. Now take a bite of the lemon. What happened? I would guess that your mouth puckered up and saliva began forming in your mouth. In reality there is no lemon. But your brain hs been programmed to prepare the mouth in the event citric acid is about to enter it. Can you thus understand just how powerful your brain is? If it is programmed without our even knowing about it, how might it respond when we actively train it?

Affirmations are a wonderful way to program our behavior and beliefs.

Karlynn is originally from Southern California but moved to Arizona to work on her Master Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and also specialized in addictions. She owns The Employee Assistance of Tucson, providing counseling and training for employees and their dependents. It is very rewarding work.

 

Relationship articles

  1. Soul Mates ? Finding True Love and Commitment

    Finding your true Soul Mate is something that many people hope to do. We all long for that one special person in our lives to make everything wonderful. We want to live the fairy-tale life and find our very own Prince or Princess Charming. We know th... more to this article

    Article category: Relationship Information

  2. The Sting

    Direct Answers - Column for the week of June 28, 2004Two days ago, purely by accident, I found out my husband was a member of an online sex and swinger service. I unintentionally opened his e-mail, thinking the computer was logged on to my nam... more to this article

    Article category: Relationship Information

  3. A Kiss is Never Just a Kiss!

    "Kiss: a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear." Edmond Rostand"The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story." Emil Ludwig"A Kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words b... more to this article

    Article category: Relationship Information

  4. Eight Ways to be a Better Friend

    Being a good friend is a skill we can learn and improve upon. Here, eight ways to be a better friend.Number One: Like yourselfThe first step in having a good relationship with a friend is to have a good relationship with yourself. When ... more to this article

    Article category: Relationship Information

  5. How a Written Agreement Can Enhance Your Relationship

    Marital contracts have an honorable history going back thousands of years, but they have not been put to good use for modern couples. Instead they have developed a bad reputation for being legalistic, money-grubbing things, negatively preoccupied wit... more to this article

    Article category: Relationship Information

How do We Change our Self Esteem Perception information

Article categories

How to Start a Conversation With a Woman

Last week I had the easiest pick up and seduction of a woman...

Relationship Information

Getting an Exciting Life After a Break Up

Breaking up.The End. The journey is over. You feel re...

Relationship Information

Put-Downs: The Whole Story

What put-downs really areLet me begin by saying what ...

Relationship Information

Warning Signs He / She May Not Be The One

We've all looked back on past relationships and said, "...

Relationship Information

A Guide to Relationship Quizzes

Sometime in the 1950's, women's magazines started publishing...

Relationship Information

8 Keys to Lasting Love

My granddaughter, Merritt Miles, was the inspiration for thi...

Relationship Information

How to Use Your Brain to Seduce Women

CHESS-MATEIf you're one of those guys telling to your...

Relationship Information

Happily Ever After/Real Love

I was 43 years old and still looking for love. I guess I was...

Relationship Information

Nip Verbal Abuse in the Bud

So often in a new relationship we learn the dynamic of the n...

Relationship Information

The Five Minute Relationship Miracle

"They may forget what you said, but they will never forget h...

Relationship Information

I Said Yes, I Meant No, and Now I Want Out

Imagine this; you have the opportunity to go away for the we...

Relationship Information

He Said, She Heard: Communication Meltdown within Relationship

It starts young, as babies. We learn communication from our ...

Relationship Information

When A Two-Salary Income Fails

While this may not apply to everyone, you may find that a se...

Relationship Information