Tips on How to Improve Self Esteem

[powerpress] What is self esteem and how can we improve our self confidence? Kristina Johnson has been running self esteem workshops for 11 years for people dealing with issues from domestic violence to obesity.  What is self esteem? Self esteem is how you view yourself.   How does one recognize if they have low self esteem? Kristina explains that it can be discovered when a person examines their internal dialogue. In other words, ask yourself what you are saying to yourself. Read More

Self Love – Learning To Love What’s Difficult in Yourself Will Change Everything

[powerpress] Self love and self acceptance is something Peggy O’Neill struggled with for many years due to low self esteem. Peggy was born a little person. She’s gone on to become an inspirational speaker, author and psychotherapist and she shares a message of how to love what’s difficult in yourself. The tough part began when she was a little kid. At about 4th grade is when she realized that she was going to be small for the rest of her life Read More

How To Build Self Esteem – Terry Hawkins On Self Awareness (Video)

[powerpress] Building self esteem is critical for anyone. Fellow Aussie Speaker, Author and Educator, Terry Hawkins shares some valuable wisdoms about self esteem and self awareness. She explains that self esteem is circumstantial, so it can go up and down. That if we become self aware, we can work out if it’s either outside of ourselves or inside of ourselves. Watch the short video to get the full meaning and share with your friends if a light bulb went off in Read More

Oversexualization – Are Our Young Girls Too Sexy?

[powerpress] Girls and women are constantly fed the message that taking it off and flaunting your body is what it means to be beautiful. Movies, video games, magazines, and now social media… During our Kouch Time Discussion, I learned that kids are having contests via social media as to who can post the sexiest pictures. That took me by surprise.  What will be next? Where does this problem of oversexualization stem from? And how can we send them out into the world Read More

Acne Vulgaris & Her Story Christine Macdonald’s Battle With Extreme Cystic Acne

This week’s guest, Christine Macdonald was diagnosed with a skin disease (at age 14) that left her face severely scarred physically and emotionally.  Her self esteem plummeted, which lead to a stripping career and drug addiction. Now drug free, she openly shares her story on her blog, in her books and on Kirsty TV. Click here to watch our interview. Christine suffered from Grade 4 Acne Vulgaris – “Cystic Acne” – mostly cysts, but also nodules and pustules covering over 80% Read More

Pole Dancing to Soul Dancing – Christine Macdonald’s Story

[powerpress] Pole Dancing to Soul Dancing I love that and soul dancing is her new story. “Stripping for the first time I felt pretty; people were giving me money for how I looked.” Christine is an author, speaker and self diagnosed recovering narcissist. She is also extremely brave to share with the world, details of her past in hopes of helping others.  At age 14, Christine was diagnosed with a skin disease that left her face severely scarred. By 19 she was working as Read More

You Are In A Position To Claim Back Your Self Esteem

I’m excited to share with you this beautiful article by Kathryn Orford who has over the past 30 years, empowered thousands of people to believe in their innate ability to realize their goals. After I read her article, I found this photo of me as a little girl and I’m practicing positive self talk. Enjoy and leave your comments! Self Esteem and Confidence If we were to fill a huge auditorium with 1000 women and asked them to close their eyes Read More

Video Sneak Peek – Skin Disorder To Stripping

As a girl or woman, I think all of us at some stage have felt not pretty enough or wanted to change something about the way we look. Christine’s story taught me that we don’t all get a choice and that we don’t all have control over that. For Christine, it was a skin disorder, for others it can be as simple as aging and weight gain or as severe as being a burn victim. So life happens and therefore, Read More

Scarred, But Not For Life: A Skin Disease Led Her Life To Spiral Out Of Control

I want you to meet my friend and guest, Christine Macdonald (pictured above in the yellow thong and totally awesome 80’s hair).  Christine is an author, speaker and self diagnosed recovering narcissist. She is also extremely brave to share with the world, details of her past in hopes of helping others.   At age 14, Christine was diagnosed with a skin disease that left her face severely scarred. By 19 she was working as an exotic dancer and by 21 was a drug addict. Read More