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10 Tips to Improve Self-Concept | We’re not Fat! We’re Fabulous | Orlando Counselor Therapist

By |March 23rd, 2010|

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Is bigger better? Some fuller figured women are repulsed by the thought of using plus sized models for product ads.

Various studies show that body image is directly related to self-esteem issues in young women; however, a new study at Arizona State University found that plus-size models can not sell products as effectively as

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Are Girls Meaner Than Boys | Orlando Bully Counselor Therapist

By |March 23rd, 2010|

Orlando Bully Counselor Therapist

Can’t we all just get along? The answer seems to be, “no,” especially among adolescent girls. We have all heard that girls are meaner than boys, but some studies report that girls are simply more “aggressive” indirectly. Psychiatrists call it “indirect aggression.”

What is indirect aggression?

Indirect aggression is also called “social” aggression. When

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Orlando Career Counselor on 10 Ways to Recover After Losing Your Job

By |December 10th, 2009|

I was in the grocery store the other day overhearing a conversation about someone losing their job. The next day I spoke with an acquaintance who talked about a neighbor killing themselves because they lost their job. More and more people are out of work and are having a difficult time getting back on their

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Orlando Teen Counselor on Quick Tips for Transitioning into Middle School

By |July 29th, 2009|

Orlando Teen Counselor gives a few Quick Tips for Transitioning into Middle School

What is their goal today?
• To learn
• Be polite
• Greet and affirm the teacher
• Greet and affirm my classmates – Make Peer Feel Like a Million Bucks
• Stay focused
• Stay out of trouble What are you supposed to do in

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Orlando Social Skills Group Counseling & Camps | Quick Tips to Teach Social Skills to Shy Students

By |August 1st, 2008|

Orlando Social Skills Group Counseling and Camp Counselor offers tips for teaching social skills to shy children and teens.

First, we teach the importance of Eye Contact as that communicates confidence, and makes the student less of a target for bullies.
Second, we walk thru the process of approaching someone with eye contact and a firm