Blog | Kamini Wood, Certified Life Coach

7 Ways to Spot Body Image Issues in Teens

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Body image issues can affect all of us, but insecurities often start in young adolescence. It is important to do what we can to help our teens have a secure view of themselves and their bodies. A healthy body image means being comfortable and satisfied with your body. As we all know, puberty and adolescence […]


How To Be More Confident

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Sometimes it can be difficult to be confident. In order to understand how to be more confident, we first need to understand what confidence is. Healthy, strong self-confidence means feeling good about yourself and your ability to reach your goals. In other words, confidence represents your readiness to believe in yourself.  Having a balanced sense […]


“I Am a Burden” (False Identity Series: IV)

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Have you ever thought to yourself “I Am a Burden”? Many People who live with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or other health conditions often feel that their illness is a burden to their family members, partner, or friends. If you suffer from any of these conditions, you’ve probably felt guilty and worried about causing your […]


“I Have to Prove my Worth” (False Identities Series: III)

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Many people spend their lives trying to prove themselves to others. We often feel an urge to prove our worth, especially when we feel criticized, misunderstood, or judged. But what lies behind our belief that we have to keep showing ourselves?  Our need to prove our worth often stems from profound feelings of being misunderstood, […]


“I Am Not Good Enough” (False Identities Series: II)

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False identities refer to the concepts of a person pretending to be what she or he is not, or thinking less of themselves. This false identity spins around the feeling that “I am not good enough” typically involving concepts that are instilled in your mindset in childhood and adolescence.  Kids who come from unhealthy families […]


“I am unlovable” (False Identity Series: I)

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Your subconscious mind will most likely create thoughts about how unlovable you are if you feel unloved by your parents, your partner, or any other significant person in your life. You will start thinking about how you are not intelligent, attractive, appealing, capable, popular, accomplished enough, and so on.  Doubting that you are lovable can […]