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.

32 Signs That Self-Worth Might Be Low

32 Signs That Self-Worth Might Be Low

(written by John Niland) 32 Signs That Self-Worth Might Be Low How do you know that it’s time to pay attention to self-worth? Here are some signs, compiled with the help of our community of self-worth coaches. NB: many of these issues have other causes too; self-worth...

Self-Worth during Covid-19 – Taking Care of Your Professional Life

Self-Worth during Covid-19 – Taking Care of Your Professional Life

Self-Worth during Covid-19 - Taking Care of Your Professional Life Remember the days following 9/11? The “tornado effect” - cancelled flights, meetings, and total paralysis of investment. Back then, my entire pipeline evaporated in less than 7 days.  There are stormy...

The illusion of social confidence

The illusion of social confidence

(written by John Niland) The illusion of social confidence Whenever I own up to feelings of social anxiety (for example about networking or cocktail parties), I can see that people don’t really believe me. On the surface, they probably see a facade of confidence, or...

Networking Know-Hows

Networking Know-Hows

(written by Kerry Tohmpsom) Networking Know-Hows Networking is an essential part of any business. It’s an important opportunity to meet new clients, make new contacts, and generally spread the word about the products or services you offer. However, for many, the...

Networking in the 21st Century

Networking in the 21st Century

(written by John Niland) Networking in the 21st Century  With all the emphasis on social selling, you might imagine that the days of face-to-face networking are nearly over.  However, I would like to put forward 10 reasons why it's worthwhile overcoming whatever...

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...

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