# Self worth
Learning from past relationships to focus on better outcomes
Have you ever met a special someone and were convinced this person was "the one". Perhaps you just clicked and everything just fell into place without having to work at it. This person checked all your boxes and you could envision spending the rest of your days together. I was recently talking to a girlfriend about relationships and trying to key in on what was the secret sauce that initiated this feeling.
The end of a marriage is difficult, until rediscovery occurs
Like most, my marriage ended long before it was legally over, so I have been ‘single’ now over four years. We were in the midst of a myriad of outside factors that were in motion, so instead of dealing with it, I made a variety of changes trying to avoid the problem. I bought a new home that provided me several areas to “escape” including a suite separated from the rest of the house that I moved into and lovingly referred to as the Mommie cave. I focused on and travelled for work as much as possible. I separated as many activities as I could between things she (my daughter) did with me, versus things she did with him.
Tips For Increasing Your Self Esteem
Focusing on giving yourself praise can change your self esteem dramatically and help you to increase your self worth. If you raise your self worth, you'll be able to make your health your number one priority.
Lack of Achievement and the Mental Health Anomaly of ’Imposter Syndrome’
The words that follow are written in part from the perspective of a former mental health professional with dual training in Abnormal Psychology and Special Education. Though I left the field to become a full-time writer, I have continued my studies in the mental health realm. Attributions for this article are included and linked below.