Are You Being Too Hard On Yourself?

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We are often much harder on ourselves than other people are. A harsh self-view effects all areas of life from the way you see the work that you do, to the way that you see yourself in all of your relationships.

Let’s pretend we can take our own self-talk and self-treatment and bundle it up into a neat little gift box. Now let’s pretend to give that box to someone we really care about. Would you be ashamed to give that box away to someone you love? Would they be appalled by the contents inside? Would the words and behaviors inside feel like a real gift or an insult? Continue reading “Are You Being Too Hard On Yourself?”

Create Your New Normal

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(5 minute read)

The only guarantee in life is that it will be a challenging adventure for all who are willing to live it. Many things happen throughout the day, and even the most educated, well-off, and wealthy people are unable to control everything that could be thrown in their direction. Life is full of unsurety. What’s the best way to navigate through it? How do you recover from situations that overturn your world or knock you off your feet? Continue reading “Create Your New Normal”

Why You Are Worth More Than you Think

(6 minute read)

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Self-worth. How is it measured? Is it measured regarding your material possessions or the amount of capital you own? Can it be measured by the number of likes, shares, followers, and friends that you have throughout social media? Perhaps it’s measured by the number of good deeds that you do throughout each day or the line of work you’re in and its value to others. How can a person truly become worthy of respect, friendship, and love? What do we have to do to earn more of it?
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Sign Your Own Permission Slip

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(4 minute read)

Opportunities are wasted in life because we’re waiting for permission to take action. While we’re waiting, time is wasted, and talent is wasted. We want to receive an official stamp of approval from someone before we truly live. It seems like we’re programmed to think this way. It shouldn’t be like this. You don’t need anyone’s approval to change the world.
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Is Bullying a Form of Abuse?

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After having experienced both abuse and bullying in my life, I realized that abuse felt a lot like being bullied and being bullied felt a lot like being abused. So, I began to wonder if it is fair to say that bullying is a form of abuse? If someone lays their hands on you to harm you, is it just like physical abuse? When bullies use words to tear others down, could that be considered a form of verbal and emotional abuse? Continue reading “Is Bullying a Form of Abuse?”