Sheena Flett

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When You're Smiling

<b>When You’re Smiling</b><p>“<i>When you’re smiling the whole world smiles with you and when you’re laughing, the sun comes shining through”</i> sang Louis Armstrong. I believe this wholeheartedly and I do whatever I can to bring smiling and laughter into my life and the lives of others as much as I can, whether …

Some Thoughts on Mindfulness

Excerpt from a chapter on Mindfulness from <i>Creativity Unzipped: Why Your Thoughts Matter</i><p>My mother died recently, and in her belongings I found a poem written by my father in 1943. It was published in the Black River Journal, in response to a letter to the editor criticizing farm boys for not joining …

Here's the Truth About Successful Relationships (That No One Ever Talks About)

Despite my… let’s call them <i>varied</i> experiences with dating, I have never had a conversation with my exes like the one I had with my girlfriend last …

Growth Without Goals

I.<p>Four years ago, soon after learning that my wife was pregnant with our first child, I was sitting on the Metro-North commuter train, reading. I was …

Motivation

Are These 6 Habits Making You Miserable?

There are some habits in life people develop that fail to translate into anything positive. The art of the first impression is what gives many of …

Feminist Comic Artist's Early Unpublished Works Finally Collected For The First Time

When Trina Robbins wasn't drawing Wonder Woman for DC Comics, she was working on a project called "Dope."<p>Trina Robbins changed the game for women comic artists.<p>In 1970, she created the first ever all-women’s comic book, “It Ain’t Me Babe Comix.” A few years later, hungry for more, Robbins teamed up …

Graffiti artist shoots for world record with Rio mural

Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra is aiming for a world-record with his massive mural on the Olympic Boulevard in Rio. The kaleidoscopic work …

Delicate Tattoos Tell Fantastical Stories Through Intricate Circular Vignettes

Turkish tattooist Eva Krdbk is known for creating beautifully unconventional body art. Last year, we marveled at her cross-stitch style tattoos for their fusion of ink with a craft that’s typically created with thread. Since then, she’s continued to refine her tattooing style and recently delved …

5 Ways You Are Hurting Your Child’s Self-Esteem

You may not know this…<p>But, during the early years of your child’s development, your child will be greatly influenced by the acts and words of …

5 Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem and Make It Stick

John was 25 when he came to see me for psychotherapy. The previous year he had quit his “boring office job” and moved back in with his parents to …

Frozen's Elsa Is Being Blamed For Harming Kids' Self Esteem, But We Need To Look Closer To Home

When thinking of things likely to harm your children, the last thing on your mind is going to be Disney.<p>Am I right?<p>Wrong, apparently.<p>Today, a study …

Lady Gaga, Dalai Lama Q&A at US Conference of Mayors

Before both appearing at the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Lady Gaga and the Dalai Lama shared a private conversation Sunday.<p>Gaga aired the Q&A on …

41 Quotes That Will Spark Your Self-Esteem

1. If you want something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.<p>2. Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer …

You Can (Rightfully) Blame Your Parents for Your Low Self-Esteem

Not confident? Blame your parents. As this video from The School of Life explains, men tend to have low self-esteem if they think their dads have achieved more than them. Same goes for women and their moms. (Yet we never see Father's Day cards that read, "Thanks, Dad, for being so successful! Now I …

Self-esteem

How to Raise a Narcissist (and How Not To Raise One)

Since the 1970s, “self-esteem” has been a buzzword among parents, teachers, and psychologists. Parents hear that they need to instill self-esteem in …