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By: Kate | November 26, 2015

After many years of working with clients on self-esteem issues, I've come to believe that there are four letters that can do more good for your mental health than anything else: I'M OK.

 

For the past few decades our society has been obsessed with cultivating high self-esteem. Everyone is awesome! You can do anything! Everyone is a winner!  And yet the rates of mental health problems continue to rise. The generation of kids that were praised at every turn, got a ribbon at every sports day and a prize in every pass-the-parcel are getting a rather rude shock when they enter the wider world to discover that they aren't good at everything, that not every thinks they are special, and that not everyone can get the prize job. Clearly, high self-este...

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