Archives for April, 2012

Acceptance

3 Ways to Love Thyself as Thy Neighbor

Did you catch that switcheroo in the title of this post? Usually, it’s “love thy neighbor as thyself.”

But in our society, we tend to reverse that. We find it easier to be compassionate toward others than toward ourselves.

Being nice to others is a good thing, right? Yes, but it begs the question: Why can’t we be nicer to ourselves?

That Inner Critic


You know that chirping little critic you hear inside your...
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General

Your Locus Focus: Who’s in Control of Your Life?

Who’s in control of your life?

Is it you or do you allow forces outside of yourself to make decisions for you and determine your path in life?

Being convinced that other people or circumstances in your environment control you – called external locus of control – can lead to feelings of helplessness, passivity, and depression.

Feeling like you have control of your life – known as internal locus of control – increases self-confidence and your...
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