I Don't know who I am unless people tell me who I am.

We live in a world with instant validation or instant invalidation, thanks to social media.  If we compare ourselves to what we see on social media, we might feel bad about ourselves or our own lives.  The key here is to remember that people only post what they want you to see or believe ...

Aug 5

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Confidence, Self-Criticism, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Why Am I Still Single?

Many people ask themselves, "Why am I still single?" "Am I unloveable?"Often we ask ourselves these questions because we are putting to much pressure on finding "the one." Finding the right partner requires confidence, patience and perseverance. There are certain traits and factors that make you attracted to others, ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Overcoming Rejection

Being rejected is a sign that you have pushed yourself out of your comfort zone and have tried to achieve something.  Rejection can sting and hurt our self-esteem if we don't manage it properly.  We can use rejection to learn and gain what we originally set out for. Here are some pointers on how you can use rejection to your ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Finding your confidence after abuse

If you have been abused as a child or as an adult, you might feel worthless.  If as a child you underwent neglect, rejection or abuse from your parents, confidence might be harder to find.  A child who has experienced verbal abuse and neglect will begin to believe that they are worthless and horrible.  The damage from abuse might ...

Jun 21

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Aggression & Violence, Mental ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Increasing Self-Confidence

Standing in the train or lift can be a scrutinising experience in Hong Kong, as well as other international cities. We all like to look at our peers to socially compare ourselves to them, and them to us. This increases or decreases our false sense of self.  The false sense of self is the self that is attached to external validation, meaning ...

Jun 21

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Adjusting to Change / Life ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Self and Entitlement Mindset

Do you have an entitled self? What I mean is, one suffering from a ...

Feb 8

Categories: Abortion, Addictions, Personality problems, Self-Esteem

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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