Serenity is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the storm. – Anonymous
Tag Archives: self-worth
Do you ever feel like people in your life are trying to plow you over with guilt trips? Some blame this on their religious upbringings (though I have personally heard members of almost EVERY religion mention guilt trips, so I think they have more to do with human nature than a specific faith structure)! I have found that guilt trips Read the rest of this entry »
Do you ever wonder how some people do it? How they seem to radiate a love, joy, and kindness 24/7. They always seem to have a smile on their face, are always positive, cheering people up, patting individuals on the back, offering hugs and condolences. Their cups are always half full.
Addictions. We All have them. Many of us hate them. Many of us love them. And, yes, many of us LOVE to HATE them. Addictions are a tough subject to tackle because there can be a fine line between a healthy habit and an unhealthy addiction. The reality of the spectrum ranges from health-promoting habits to death-inducing Read the rest of this entry »
I always find it fascinating to see the way in which people relate to their birthdays. Some individuals want lavish parties and bask in the glow created by buckets of attention heaped upon them. Others are horrified when personal attention comes their way and they would rather allow their birthdays to pass quietly. Some Read the rest of this entry »
First of all, just to make sure everything is clear – this post is about general performance anxiety in life, NOT about sexual performance anxiety (perhaps a post for another time!)
Many of us fear inadequacy. We worry whether we are truly measuring up, whether we can be all that we were Read the rest of this entry »
We are humans. We come in all different shapes, colors and sizes. There are people who tell us that this is okay, yet, even so, have you noticed there seems to be a vast differential between self-perception and reality for many people? Why is it that we struggle so much to see ourselves as the world sees us? Is lack of Read the rest of this entry »
Such a simple concept, yet for so many people so complicated to execute.
I have met so many people in my life who seem to easily succumb to the realm of untruths, exaggeration, omission of critical details, manipulation of details, etc.
People who tell lies are not strong.
People who tell lies are driven by fear.
Why is it SO hard for people to be truthful? Read the rest of this entry »