Do you feel unlovable or unworthy?

Self-worth is the crucial foundation that is needed for any improvement in self-esteem. Self-worth is what you think of yourself; the picture you have of yourself. You may be carrying a distorted picture of yourself within your mind.

Counselling and/or life coaching is an excellent strategy to improve self esteem. Learning techniques to prevent negative self-talk will have lasting and positive effects.

Please enjoy the following articles which discuss aspects of Self Esteem. If you would like to work with Helen, make an appointment by calling 0439 889 969.

What to do when you’re Triggered

By |2022-05-03T13:24:36+10:00May 16th, 2022|Anxiety, Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem, Self help, Unlock all of you|

What to do when you're triggered Even the best of us get triggered. The first step is noticing that your triggered which for some can be the hardest part. Noticing that you're less open, contracted, or you’ve suddenly had a change of mood /emotion to the person or situation you’ve been interacting with. For some of us, it can be severe where you drastically change as you may shut right down and go into your shell or become vocal and attacking of your partner. If you are feeling triggered there is some part of your body that is holding on to an … Read More

The Day My World Changed

By |2022-05-03T10:28:15+10:00May 3rd, 2022|Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, FAQ, General, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem, Self help, Unlock all of you|

The Day My World Changed Dawn Parker-Jones, a mum's journey of loss and love, her adult child’s transition and her Empowered Marriage. What happens when, aged 52, your son informs you he’s entering the process of gender transition? This was the news that confronted Dawn, on Mother’s day 4 years ago. Meet Dawn Parker-Jones with many roles including a wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and businesswoman from Its Personal Boutique Hair Lounge. A decision from her son upended her life and how she knew it to be. Dawn was forced to grapple with the knowledge that her son was transitioning into a … Read More

What’s an Empowered Marriage?

By |2022-04-03T13:04:32+10:00April 18th, 2022|Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem, Self help, Unlock all of you|

What's an Empowered Marriage? Love brought you together, but how you work as individuals can tear you apart. Empowerment is the key to living a fulfilling life. So how do you heal adversity and challenges? What exactly is empowerment and how do you build more of it in your marriage? During Season 4 of the Empowered Marriage Podcast, I am interviewing empowered individuals. I have inspiring conversations with individuals who know their happiness is their responsibility and change starts with them first. They share the adversity’s they have overcome exploring topics including love, loss, fear, resilience, change, addiction, tragedy, healing, trust, manifestation, … Read More

Change Starts with You

By |2022-04-03T11:46:50+10:00April 4th, 2022|Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem, Self help|

Change Starts with You Is any of this you? Stuck, overthinking, sad, bored and not living to your potential. You want to be more emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually connected to yourself. You want to trust yourself more and your intuition. You know you're intuitive when you let go of your to-do list and you are being happy, but this is fleeting and short-lived. Fears of hurting your long-term partner by being honest. You want more me time, time to pursue your own hobbies and interests. Women, time to journal, meditate and discover yourself again. Tired of the heavy energy, heavy weight … Read More

Who Wants a Spring Clean?

By |2022-03-17T19:52:52+10:00March 21st, 2022|Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem|

Who wants a Spring Clean? Marriages can get boring, stagnant and resentment can begin to emerge. Sometimes we need a reset, a spring clean like we do our houses.  Letting go of old ways of behaving and communicating can make such a big difference. Here are 5 important topics that are really beneficial to discuss as a couple to spring clean your relationship. Be a team A balance between positive and negative Being equal Letting go of the expectations Have your own identity Who wants a spring clean? 1. Be a team: A team around the parenting, around money around all the … Read More

Ways to Create Connection with Your Partner

By |2022-02-06T15:15:03+10:00February 7th, 2022|Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem, Self help|

  Let's discuss ways to create a connection with your partner. It’s extremely sad when couples stop trying and stop making their relationship a priority. They get inside their heads and hold onto resentment and worry about the future. What’s needed is to live in the present and to have a healthy dialogue regularly of what’s happening right here and now. Your intimate relationship is precious and taking responsibility for your part in it to be your best version in this partnership is crucial. We have a habit of projecting our own needs onto our partners and believe they are going to … Read More

Top 5 Tips for women to be interested in sex again

By |2021-12-06T15:29:16+10:00December 20th, 2021|Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem, Self help, Unlock all of you|

Top 5 Tips for women to be interested in sex again I’ve discovered over the years of working with couples that women are often the first to pull away from intimacy and ultimately the sexual relationship. The unravelling often begins when children come into the picture. A lot of changes in your intimate relationship and the pressure that this puts on you both and your sexual relationship is enormous. Did you know that sex encourages intimacy? Orgasms release oxytocin which is a feel-good bonding hormone. Sex helps you feel closer to your partner. You must check in with each other and understand … Read More

Is Lockdown a shutdown in your relationship?

By |2021-09-21T15:42:38+10:00October 11th, 2021|Anxiety, Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem|

Is Lockdown a shutdown in your relationship? Lockdown is a container that is a great test for whether a relationship can thrive or not.  All relationships take focus and priority, especially in covid times. If couples accept the reality of what there is and focus on building: Communication Connection Commitment Fun Growth Trust  Lockdown is a wonderful opportunity to build a great foundation for their relationship. If instead, they choose to be frustrated by the limitations, the restrictions and what is wrong that can cause the foundations to crumble, and the relationship beginning to break down. I believe we haven’t yet seen … Read More

Questions and Answers

By |2021-09-05T19:34:18+10:00September 27th, 2021|Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem, Self help|

Questions and Answers Here’s four questions that I received recently; names removed for confidentiality. 1. How am I to make the difficult choice to divorce when I know my marriage is over but feel so much shame and stigma? Reframing your thoughts and beliefs surrounding divorce can be very helpful. I struggled with this and what supported me was to see the divorce wasn’t a break from anything on the outside. It was a divorce from my own past My false self My pleaser self My unauthenticity self My own ego It was a divorce from the fear and victim mentality When … Read More

How to love after conflict

By |2021-07-28T12:11:22+10:00August 30th, 2021|Counselling in Brisbane, Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General, Life Coaching, Marriage Counselling, Self Esteem, Self help|

How to love after conflict  A couple’s ability to repair their conflict is so important, not in their ability to avoid it. Here are some reasons you may avoid confrontation. Your family of origin did not do confrontation. Your fear for disapproval and rejection. Sometimes you are a martyr and you sacrifice yourself for others. You are a pleaser, you look for love out there by doing and pleasing others. At times you are a masked person; you adjust yourself depending on who you are talking to. Successful conflict resolution sets aside the regrettable incident when it's worked through and leaves it in … Read More

Go to Top