Self-Esteem

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Change the Pattern of Negative Self-Talk

Are you your biggest fan or biggest critic? By: Brigid (volunteer and blogger for MAM – Morning After Ministries) Words can make you smile, laugh, cry, and scream. Words have changed lives and will continue to do so forever. Words can build up and tear down relationships. Words have power. So what about the words in…

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(Video) Letting Go Without Losing Control

Ashley Rawls shares her story with I AM SECOND, a movement to inspire the revolution of Second. Ashley Rawls carried the weight of the world on her shoulders. She came from a strict home in which the expectations for success were extremely high. Every year she and her family watched beauty pageants with the hopes that…

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What Is True Beauty?

Guard Your Heart TRUE BEAUTY EDITION We live in a body obsessed culture.  Men and women both feel pressured to have the perfect bodies, and we believe so many lies about what a perfect body is and what defines beauty. As I continue to talk about guarding our hearts another way we can protect ourselves…

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50 Shades of…Stay Away

50 Shades of…Stay Away A guest blog post by: Dave Anderson, Director of Rescue at TheHopeLine. There has been much anticipation around the recently released (February 14, 2015) movie entitled 50 Shades of Grey. Some say it is a love story, others refer to it as a couple’s movie, while still others say it is…

Protect Your Heart From Negative Self-Talk

The last two weeks I have talked about guarding your heart in dating relationships.  Today I want to talk about how to protect your heart from your own negative self-talk.  From the lies that you tell yourself, which the world has convinced you are true. How can you guard your heart from bitterness? Let me…