Improving Your Self-Esteem and Resilience

Learn practical, tried and true ways to lift your self-esteem and improve resilience.
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course 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.

What are the requirements?

  • There are no prerequisites for this course. It is suitable for everyone.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Overcome adversities by using the many ideas for improving their self-esteem and resilience.

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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30 day money back guarantee.

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Section 1: This is the stepping off point to a new you.

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

Philosophical Stance

Keeping the home organised

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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.
  • Use your exercise books to track your progress towards being a more positive, resilient person with a good self-esteem.
  • Smiling and laughter is good for you, both mentally and physically. Do it often.
  • We think in words. Thoughts and emotions are expressed in words.
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.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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

  • 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.

You Can Do It !!

Section 2: Course Transcript
14 pages
This is the transcript of the hour long course.

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Instructor Biography

MS MARALYN PHILLIPPS, 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.

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