Improving Your Self-Esteem and Resilience
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Improving Your Self-Esteem and Resilience

Learn practical, tried and true ways to lift your self-esteem and improve resilience.
3.3 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
963 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Overcome adversities by using the many ideas for improving their self-esteem and resilience.
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Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites for this course. It is suitable for everyone.
Description

This is a one hour course during which you will learn practical, tried and true ways to lift your self-esteem and improve resilience through small changes to your every day routine.

The course is for everyone who sees the need to improve their own self esteem and resilience, as the instructor is a practicing high school English teacher, the delivery is aimed at people of all ages.

During the course you will use a variety of methods to surround yourself with positive things and develop positive habits any of which you can use, adapt and emphasize according to your needs and for you continuing a happy, positive life.

This course will help you to create an environment around yourself which can automatically lift your mood and gives you comfort on a day to day basis.

Who is the target audience?
  • This is a self-help course for people who are experiencing adversity such as divorce, unemployment, death of a loved one or who have low self-esteem. This course is not suitable for people who have long-standing issues because of past trauma such as being a victim of child abuse unless it is in conjunction with therapy.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 21 Lectures Collapse All 21 Lectures 01:06:45
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This is the stepping off point to a new you.
20 Lectures 52:45

An introduction to the one hour course Improving your Self Esteem and Resilience.

Preview 00:42


Keeping the home organised

Preview 04:17

Establish control of your money
Organise Your Budget
02:52

PHYSICAL MATTERS Speaking well

Speaking Well
02:54

PHYSICAL MATTERS Posture


Posture
01:08

PHYSICAL MATTERS

Exercise

Exercise
01:15

PHYSICAL MATTERS

Breathing

Breathing
02:02

It is often extremely difficult and wearing to continuously tell ourselves to think positively, and can be self-defeating, as we feel a sense of failure when we cannot maintain a positive mindset. We need to build an environment and activities, which are positive and automatically stimulate us to have positive thoughts, leading to positive emotions and behaviour, a “can-do” attitude.
Talents
04:09

DAILY HABITS OF MIND Gratitude
Daily Habts of Mind - Gratitude
02:19

  • Use your exercise books to track your progress towards being a more positive, resilient person with a good self-esteem.
DAILY HABITS OF MIND - Tracking Progress
01:15

  • Smiling and laughter is good for you, both mentally and physically. Do it often.
DAILY HABITS OF MIND - Laughter
01:43

  • We think in words. Thoughts and emotions are expressed in words.
DAILY HABITS OF MIND - Power of Words
01:54

Adverse events, whether life changing, like the death of a loved one, failure of a business enterprise, divorce or loss of a job, or smaller issues, may bring with them a reaction of anger, guilt and indecision due to loss of confidence and self-worth and maybe feelings of defeat and exhaustion.
DEALING WITH ANGER, GUILT AND INDECISION
06:06

Music influences our lives in many ways, Use it to your advantage.

DAILY HELPING AIDS - Music
01:44

  • Books have an important part to play in creating a positive attitude and the ability to be resilient because we can learn much from other people’s experiences.
DAILY HELPING AIDS - Books
02:04

  • Mankind has always been connected to, and reliant on, nature. We see this in the destructive forces of nature but how many of us use the positive forces to our advantage? Nature is resilient. It renews itself perpetually.
DAILY HELPING AIDS - Nature
02:35

Imagery is a powerful tool used for different purposes, mainly relaxation and stress control, but it can improve your confidence and resilience too.

IMAGERY - For relaxtion and Success
04:07

  • There are some days when you do not want to get out of bed and face the day, days when you feel you cannot do what you need to do that day. These are the times when you boost your own self-esteem and resilience with affirmations.
Affirmation
02:51

You Can Do It !!

Conclusion
01:28
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Course Transcript
1 Lecture 00:00
This is the transcript of the hour long course.
Course Transcript
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About the Instructor
MS MARALYN PHILLIPPS
3.3 Average rating
4 Reviews
963 Students
1 Course
Counsellor and Secondary Educator

I grew up in a farming area of South Australia and went on to achieve a Bachelor of Economics, majoring in Economics and Psychology, at the University of Adelaide. I worked in market research for a few years before becoming a teacher. I married, had four children, became successful in direct selling as they were growing up and then returned to teaching part-time. When my husband and I separated I had to support and bring up four young adolescents. I established my own business in selling and cleaning with twenty employees and also qualified and practised as a professional counsellor. I returned to teaching secondary English, History and Research Skills in country South Australia fifteen years later when the children were established in their own lives and now teach at an Adelaide city school. I have experienced the deaths of several loved ones and suffered discrimination as a single woman in the men's world of economics and business. Due to my life experiences I have learned, devised and practiced many strategies to boost my self-esteem and resilience. I have outlined these strategies in my lecture and hope that you will use them frequently until they become a way of life for you as they have for me.