Confidence: Why are we all so hard on ourselves?

Dr. Deitra Hickey is passionate about speaking to audiences of all sizes to help them find overall peace and contentment. She uses her own transparency, audience participation, and humor to engage the crowd. In this episode, she shows a clip from a conference where she discusses why it’s okay to showcase yourself once in a while; it’s not bragging, it’s confidence. Being that well-balanced confidence is contagious; it can be positive, inspirational and motivating to others.

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About Dr. Deitra Hickey, PhD

Dr. Deitra HickeyDr. Deitra Hickey PhD., was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. She has utilized her life experiences to develop a passion to help others find their balance and honor themselves through physical, mental, and emotional wellness.

Deitra developed a strong will and resilience at a young age by taking care of two paralyzed parents after witnessing both of them being shot. She then cared for her mother who suffered from Multiple Sclerosis until she passed away at only 48. Deitra is a transparent individual that will admit she had struggled as a teenager with consistent doubt, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She made the decision early on not to accept these facets of her outlook and learned how to take control of her life. Deitra has dedicated her life to assisting others to find positive perspective and happiness. She encourages the importance of capitalizing on life’s challenges to strengthen and empower versus using adversity as a crutch.

In addition, Dr. Hickey proudly teaches the community about the positive effects of holistic treatments that not only pamper the deserving individual but also aid in overall health, wellness and stress reduction.

Dr. Hickey worked for Toledo Public for 17 years as a teacher, school counselor, and a school principal. She taught PhD students at the University of Toledo prior to opening her business, Serenity Health & Wellness Center. Dr. Hickey is a proud Toledian and enjoys bringing her experience, education, and dedication to make a lasting impression and difference in others’ lives.

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  1. Deitra…so true…why are we hard on ourselves…love the idea of building well-balanced self-confidence that can be contagious. How we accept compliments does give a window into ourselves. Time to examine and accept compliments for what they are, We’ll be healthier and happier and hopefully will be able to pay it forward. Thanks, will keep you in mind for any speaking.;

  2. Deitra – great information and reminder on self-acceptance for self confidence! A nice reminder of how much a simple, thank you can go in accepting ourselves as well as the compliment from another. Thank you, Dietra 🙂

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