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You Always Have a Choice

January 10, 2013 Emily Roberts MA, LPC

Knowing yourself, your likes and dislikes, and identifying your values is one of the key elements in developing healthy self-esteem. In order to feel good about your interactions with others, you need to makes sure you are clear about what you want and deserve from these interactions. Looking at your values system and how you feel after the interaction is over, is an important way for you to evaluate if this is someone you should be spending your valuable time with. You may not be able to change others, but you always have a choice on how much time you give to them, your response and if you want to engage with them in the future.

How to Make the Right Choice

Take Good Care.

Emily is the author of Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Being Who You Are.You can visit Emily’s Guidance Girl website. You can also find her on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.

APA Reference
LPC, E. (2013, January 10). You Always Have a Choice, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, July 17 from https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/buildingselfesteem/2013/01/you-always-have-a-choice



Author: Emily Roberts MA, LPC

Emily is a psychotherapist, she is intensively trained in DBT, she the author of Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Being Who You Are. You can visit Emily’s Guidance Girl website. You can also find her on FacebookGoogle+ and Twitter.

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