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Virginia Satir was an American author and therapist, known especially for her approach to family therapy and her pioneering work in the field of family reconstruction therapy. One of Satir's most novel ideas at the time, was that the "presenting issue" or "surface problem" itself was seldom the real problem; rather, how people coped with the issue created the problem." Satir also offered insights into the particular problems that low self-esteem could cause in relationships. Satir's entire work was done under the umbrella of "Becoming More Fully Human". From the possibility of a nurturing primary triad of father, mother, and child she conceived a process of Human Validation. She continually planted the seeds of hope toward world peace. As she said : "T...

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Self-esteem is one of those chicken or the egg type things. Are we born with it or do we create it? Personally, I've never been the most self-assured, carefree person in the room. I've noticed, however, that my self-esteem has actually been decreasing as I've been getting older. Why is that? Shouldn't it be the opposite? Does that mean I was born with it but through years of bad practice have begun to lose it? These are answers I must search within myself to find. However, I recently stumbled across some information on how your self-esteem may be ingrained in your zodiac sign, which can make sense if you believe in the power of the sun, the moon and how the alignment of the planets affects your overall personality. So if you're feeling a little unsure abo...

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Joanna McEwen is a qualified and experienced sound therapist and holds an MA in Applied Anthropology. She creates and delivers wellbeing workshops through the use of sound healing, music, drama, mindfulness and breath and body awareness. She works with adults and children of all ages and abilities, including those with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities. She is a trained Empowered Learning Practitioner, working with children with special learning needs. According to McEwen, we are able to create and influence serendipitous events. But first you must consider that we live in a vibrational universe. You are a vibrational being who pulsates at a particular frequency. Our brain pulsates with electromagnetic energy ...

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