SELF-WORTH ACADEMY BLOG

“To love yourself is the beginning of a lifelong romance”

 – Oscar Wilde

The thrill of discovering an unexpected new friendship with yourself is incredible: a bit like breaking through into a sunlit valley you never before knew was there. Discover how self-worth rises in different areas of life.

When it’s time to listen to your gut..

When it’s time to listen to your gut..

(written by Sonja Wekema)   When it's time to listen to your gut.. 2016... The year that I celebrated my 10th anniversary with Shell (something I have always been scared of, to stay somewhere that long) AND the year that I turned 40 in December. My new year's...

Working with others on self-worth

Working with others on self-worth

(written by John Niland) Working with others on self-worth The topic of self-worth resonates with many people in today’s world. It’s obviously relevant to freelancers growing their own business, with all the challenges this brings to how they value themselves. It’s...

Self-Worth…. Yes, but how?

Self-Worth…. Yes, but how?

(written by John Niland) Self-Worth…. Yes, but how? Self-Worth…. Yes, but how? When I talk about the distinction between self-worth and self-esteem, and the benefits this brings to reducing stress and anxiety, (particularly for young people), the first question I get...

Dealing with Stress and Anxiety

Dealing with Stress and Anxiety

(written by John Niland) Stress and anxiety are not new. Previous generations had to deal with infectious diseases, going off to war and surviving a combination of perilous harvests and economic disasters.Yet all the evidence points to rising levels of stress. Despite...

The Gift of Time

The Gift of Time

(written by John Niland) The Gift of Time The sun is coming up. The first rays of orange-red light reach across the bay and burst into my living room, adding strange and wonderful hues to the tapestry on the wall. The sudden beauty of fresh light snaps me into the...

The physical benefits of gratitude

The physical benefits of gratitude

(written by John Niland) The Physical Benefits of Gratitude For years, I ran two half-marathons every year: one in May and one in October. But recently, acting on the advice of several physical therapists, I’ve switched to cycling, as the physical effects of...

Your next career: Developing self-worth with others?

Your next career: Developing self-worth with others?

written by John Niland Summary: As more and more people live through times of change and insecurity; many find that the roots of self-esteem do not go deep enough. Showing them how to cultivate deeper roots of unconditional self-worth will be a valued service to...

Energizing Your Business-Development

Energizing Your Business-Development

written by John Niland To be effective in business development, we need to challenge our Egos. Preoccupation with self-esteem — long regarded as the Holy Grail of personal development — often creates a fair share of problems for professionals. Let’s take an example....

Self-Worth In Leadership

Self-Worth In Leadership

written by John Niland   A year ago, Claire joined the NGO where she currently works; inspired by the vision and sense of purpose that this organisation promised. At last she felt she had found a meaningful environment in which she could use her communications...

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