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Who Am I?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Take a lesson from Elvis Presley: Learn to define your own worth, instead of having to ask others, "Who am I?"

'If You Really Loved Me, You Wouldn't...'

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

One day I suddenly saw all the uncaring behavior in a completely different light. I saw clearly that it had nothing to do with me! It wasn't about me at all!

'If I'm Perfect, No One Will Reject Me' -- Healing Perfectionism

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you believe that being "perfect" gives you control over how people feel about you?" If you do, then you are coming from three big false beliefs that are causing you much unhappiness.

How I Stopped Judging Myself

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

As I became more and more aware of how often and how harshly I judged myself, I finally made the connection: Disapproving of myself led to needing others' approval.