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self-acceptance

5 Ways We Compromise Our Self-Worth and How to Rebuild It

Why do you feel unworthy?
So many of us feel unworthy. We feel like we’re not good enough, like we don’t fit in, and like we don’t matter. We’re overly self-critical, fixating on our flaws and failures. We think we need to be perfect and successful in order to have value.

For years we’ve believed the lies others have told us – that we’re unworthy. We get...
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self-acceptance

How Do Adults Find New Hobbies?


 
Do you struggle to identify hobbies and interests?
One of my readers is working on self-exploration and getting to know herself better and wrote to me saying she's really struggling to identify hobbies and interests. This is very common! Many of us lose track of what we like to do and what our interests are because we’re busy raising a family, working, or entrenched in our codependency and people-pleasing.

Hobbies are...
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Adult Children of Alcoholics

Top 10 Articles About Codependency and Self-Esteem


These were the top 10 articles about codependency and self-esteem on my blog, Happily Imperfect, from 2017.

As we close out another year, it’s always fun to look back at which articles resonated most with my readers. Among them are a series of articles about attachment styles, articles about how growing up with alcoholic parents affect us during childhood and into adulthood, and information about codependency, setting boundaries, and healthy...
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