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    Self Matters: Your Identity: Be Who You Are

    All people are made up of many different selves—offspring, sibling, employee, friend, significant other, pet owner, cousin, neighbor, you get the picture. How you interact with the people in each of your relationships springs from your personal identity in each one. So, what is personal identity? What does personal identity do? Can personal identity be lost or stolen? What if I don’t know what my self-identity is? Can I develop a new self-identity?

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    Self Matters: Tamp Down Your Judgment, Ramp Up Your Life

    Life requires us to make myriad comparisons, and decisions based on them, every day. Most of these judgments help us live our lives with some modicum of comfort, satisfaction, and autonomy. They...

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    Self Matters: How Setting Boundaries Can Lead to Your Greatest Freedom

    I believed for many years that if I were “nice” to other people and pleased them enough, they would like me and be “nice” to me, even love me. The strategy backfired every single time. People were...

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    Self Matters: You Say What to Your Self!!

    How you talk to yourself whether in your own voice or someone else’s affects your feelings, the way you live, your relationships, your decisions, and your self-care. Negative self-talk contributes...

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    Self Matters: The Ultimate Guide to Intentions, Affirmations, and Mantras

    You most likely have heard of intentions, affirmations, and mantras. But what are they? What do they do? How can they help me? Are they interchangeable? What are the differences between them? How...

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    Self Matters: Welcome 2021 With Self-Celebration

    We beam with gratitude when someone acknowledges our achievement and the work it took to get there. Accolades urge us to keep going, reach for the next level, step toward the next phase. These all...

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    Self Matters: How To Make Fear Work For You In 2021

    A quote attributed to Wayne Dyer, urges people to not die with their dream, their purpose still inside them.

    FEAR is quite possibly the most destructive force against peace of mind, hope, and...

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    Self Matters: Stop Asking Permission To Be You

    What have you always wanted to do, but other people gave you a lot of reasons why the dream was impossible? They may have told you it was silly, too expensive, you were too old, it would take too...

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    Self Matters: The Silver Lining in the COVID-19 Cloud

    Around the world, people are grappling with unprecedented stressors and a heightened uncertainty about when relief will come. This is not news. The media report unsettling newscasts around the...

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