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21 results for 'self esteem'

Lie Anyway

By D. Sager, published on Sep 12, 2013





Speak with your face turned away,

words that I long for you to say.

I believe them even if they may

keep my logic in constant sway

Holding my aching mind at bay

go ahead my love, lie anyway.


First Written in Opinions of Eye


Tags: mind, poem, love, relationships, abuse, desire, words, addiction, face, suffering, self esteem, co-dependence, speak, logic, nietzsche

Who Am I? A Ten Year Old's Question.

By darinlhammond, published on Nov 8, 2012

Madison County, Idaho is a frozen wilderness, pounded already this year by an 8" snow storm before Halloween. Madison also ranks among the most conservative, and Mormon, counties in the United States. Google no longer catalogues the 2008 story of a disturbing bus ride in Madison School District, but I am alive to attest the truth of it. After Obama won the first election, children on an elementary school bus chanted the words that surely came from the mouths of their parents: "Assassinate Obama." The story was a brief national scandal. Madison County, a cold place indeed.

Thankfully,... (more)

Tags: obama, racism, self esteem, election 2012, self identity, racism in school, hispanic identity

Heal with your mind! TAKe CoNTRoL

By Jennifer Stone, published on May 26, 2012

Thunder down Under

What a name, exactly who I am.

If you have LOvE, LiFE on shaky ground, then you may need to learn how to

TAKe CoNTRoL through different techniques which all can work individually or through the series of books each technique will be talked about in deepth.

Have you felt, life is worthless? Why continue on, if you have hit the wall. Found out you had cancer, and your whole life flashed before you.

Most people at some stage through their lives hit the wall. It maybe the wall of success, it could be never thought it would or could happen... (more)

Tags: health, cancer, alcohol, drugs, self esteem, take control, nicotine, heal with the mind, mindfulness, self confidence

I'll Be Your Mirror

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Apr 7, 2012

In a sense we hold the destiny of those we love in our hands. If we love and accept them, they will be empowered to accept and love themselves. WE ARE LIKE A MIRROR STANDING IN FRONT OF THEM, SAYING, " LOOK!! YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL. YOU'RE REALLY OK. OF COURSE YOU HAVE PROBLEMS, AND I'M NOT DENYING THAT. WHAT I AM TRYING TO SAY IS THAT YOU ARE OKAY. I ACCEPT YOU WHERE EVER YOU ARE. I CARE ABOUT YOU." If we can extend acceptance like this to one another,we will all individually grow in self-understanding and self-acceptance. Whatever the symptoms are,the real problem is always the same.... (more)

Tags: healing, kindness, compassion, self esteem, understanding, acceptance empowering

I Will Never Be Alone As Long As I Am Here

By D. Sager, published on Jan 28, 2012

I would do anything to keep from being alone. Pay any price, be used to the "nth" degree and never say a word. Being used is better than being alone. It stings knowing the object of my affection will hurt me, will maim my spirit, will destroy my forward progress. Still, I follow hard after her, pressing all into maintaining that relationship to avoid the terrors of being alone. What compromises have I willingly conceded to? What violations of my self-esteem and personal space have I allowed for unrequited affection? What tortures has my heart been through, even my body feeling the... (more)

Tags: torture, friends, alone, self esteem, nerves, fire, codependence, body, compromises


By D. Sager, published on Jan 12, 2012

I will never be without them, they follow me everywhere, when I feel they have finally gone, with vengeance they find me again. Forcing themselves on me, insisting I acknowledge them. I can scarce resist their efforts, so enduring and persistent they have become. I give them place, being preeminent in my existence, being associated always with me, my companions, never to leave. I entertain them now, with some resistance. I allow them to have their way with me, to work me into submission. As I give way to them, I stand back, in my mind wondering, perhaps this the way I must go, to walk with... (more)

Tags: relationships, tears, missing, alone, acceptance, suffering, self esteem

Beautiful Rejected Ones

By D. Sager, published on Dec 31, 2011

How strong am I? I didn't know until I faced death, loneliness, depression, lost a loved one, felt the pain of hating my body, experienced the betrayal of a lover, and wrestled with an addiction. These I have done and come back from, being rewarded with an understanding and compassion for those teetering on the point of no return. So many people on that edge, looking self loathing, rejection, and death in the face. These are the outcasts, the downtrodden, the incarcerated, the elderly, the dis-formed, the dysfunctional, the addicted. I will be a friend, a partner to those rejected... (more)

Tags: rejection, water, compassion, cold, self esteem, addictions, incarcerated, outcasts, downtrodden, elderly, dis-formed

11 Things I Wish My Daughter To Know

By D. Sager, published on Dec 15, 2011

...some quality that will drive you crazy, a fault that may or may not be forgivable. Choose what faults you will or won't deal with BEFORE your in a relationship and stick to your decision.

11) Do not cheat on your man, this can lead to great violence toward you and injury to your self esteem. There is never a happy ending to this, if he cheats with you he will cheat on you. If your not satisfied with your man, leave. This can save your life.

These things will help keep you safe and happy, and will prevent your dad from having to kill someone...

Love you... (more)

Tags: relationships, domestic violence, cheating, daughter, money, wisdom, life lessons, self esteem


By D. Sager, published on Dec 9, 2011


breaking through the glass of life's treasure, you shatter the trinkets with careless power


you trash the dwelling of those in need, sending all askew, your feelings are sour


you amble forward with no concern, laying yourself down by the hour


seeking only to feel what you lost, in the wreckage you cower

First written in:


Tags: relationships, mental health, damage, self esteem, self destruction, reckless

Angel, The Beginning

By D. Sager, published on Dec 4, 2011

...lifetime, I lost everything, hell, I even lost my teeth to an unfortunate, “turn of events” known as getting my ass stomped. At that time, I figured, hell might as well lose these too, and spit them out at the feet my attacker, spitting out more than teeth, I spit out my self respect and self esteem. This is where she found me, a woman like that finds you, like a wolf finds a rabbit . I sat alone, a good drunk at the edge of the dance floor eyeballing the pretty young things, an old guy with no front teeth. I was as content as you could be, spending the last dime, on the last drink, and ... (more)

Tags: sex, relationships, dancing, alcoholism, self esteem, old man young girl

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