Category Archives: Self-Esteem

Yes, I am That Confident – Up Yours!

It was 3 years ago that I posted the Facebook rant that launched my blogging career. Sometimes when you feel a little lost and like you need to meet you again, the re-set button can be as easy as looking into your own … Continue reading

Posted in Bullying, Confidence, Coping, Life, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized | 13 Comments

That! Is My Answer

Someone once reached an uncharted part of me… Only one time … Ever… Finally! Someone dived deeply into my needs and said I will fight for them. I will be the salve that fills them. I can do that.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Dreams, Life, love, Poetry, Prose, Respect, Romance, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized | 17 Comments

Half-Breed to Metis – My Return from a ‘Savage’ Wilderness; PART 1

A former story revised, Part 1: My name is Pipisew. I grew up with deep and even unconscious shame about my childhood. I blamed most of it on the fact that I’d been born an “Indian”. I would learn that in fact, my ancestry did indeed have a great deal to do with that, but not for the reasons I’d been taught… Continue reading

Posted in Abuse, First Nations, Genealogy, Indigenous Peoples, Life, Native Americans, Non-Fiction, Self-Esteem, Storytelling, Uncategorized, WPLongform | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

With a Little Help From My Friends; Karen Kelt, “In Pursuit Of Normal & Stirrup Pants”

…a dear friend of mine has been on a remarkable and sometimes unrecognizable, journey of transformation … Continue reading

Posted in #MondayBlogs, Body Image, Health, Inspiration, Life, Personal Growth, self image, Self-Esteem, Storytelling, Uncategorized, Weight Loss | Tagged , | 7 Comments

Weird Normal & Cancer Envy; Part One of Bear With Me

Friends, Ed & E called. They were concerned, curious mostly about the intensity and/or emotional topics on my recent posts, and because I’ve been missing in action. I have been quieter in general, but to address some of their concern, I explained that I usually write … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer Envy, Gratitude, healing, Inspiration, Life, Pain, Rare Diseases, Self-Esteem | Tagged , , , | 29 Comments

Yes, I am That Confident – Up Yours!

I admit I was somewhat shocked at that charged-up energy coming at me. There are all kinds of ways to respond, but at the time I was more engrossed in the issue that precipitated the results of her research and it didn’t really register. Continue reading

Posted in Confidence, Life, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments