Anger stems from fear. If this surprises you, ask yourself: why am I angry? Follow the answer with why does that matter and how does that make me feel? and continue with this process of questioning. With truthful […]
As the festive season and year-end holidays envelop us, we swing between times of interactive family hype and time-out zones of contemplative musing. Without the daily routine of work commitments, our mental scanner has more opportunity to reflect on the past year’s twists and turns, losses and gains. And that’s where the power of […]
Any form of abuse in a relationship is unacceptable, yet there are those who continue to accept the ugly repetition in their lives. “Why?” some may ask. What could possibly induce anyone to remain as a verbal or otherwise punching bag?
As with any seemingly unfathomable situation, there are many possibilities that can lead […]
Paragons of pessimism – we all know at least one who is established in an unofficially existing career of Complainer; one who will never fail to complain about the dreadful thorns no matter how beautiful the rose is. I had an elderly relative who appeared to exemplify this vocation. In fact, I often used to […]
Upholding a self-image is unnecessary high maintenance.
Understanding that we are the believer of our thoughts, explains the mask or image that we outwardly portray. The underlying obsession that we all have mirrors the self-image. And to this image we add the perceptions of others as they relay the story of ourselves to us. […]