4 Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes on Acceptance, Faith, Hope and Character "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." "The time is always right to do the right … [Read more...]
Rejection Can Be a Gift
"If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you. If that person doesn't walk away, you will surely endure many years of suffering with him or her. Walking away may hurt for a while, but your heart will eventually heal. Then you can … [Read more...]
Letting Go of Harsh Self-Judgments: The Eight Steps to Change. Step 2.
So you've already conquered Step 1 of letting go of harsh self-judgments: acknowledging what you want to change. Now it's time for Step 2: becoming deeply aware of the way you think about yourself, talk to yourself and treat yourself. This involves concentration and a bit … [Read more...]
Truly Love Yourself to Truly Love Others
Letting go of harsh judgments and learning to be compassionate towards ourselves enables us to love others. Without self-compassion we go around projecting all of our own self-contempt, harsh judgments, and criticisms onto everyone else. If we love ourselves, we spread love. If … [Read more...]
Many of us spend our lives wishing for something that just isn't. We want to change the past. We want to change another person. We get so caught up in wishing things were different, that we have no energy left to change the things that we can. When our thoughts are consumed with … [Read more...]