Recently I was playing around with making inspirational posters. I love encouraging and inspiring people and reminding them of their worth. I have been playing around with various ways of communicating these ideas. Recently I created this poster about you and your dreams. You may have a dream that makes you really excited every time… Continue reading Why Your Dreams are Important: A Brief Reflection
Do you live from the inside out or the outside in? Okay, to be honest, that is not an entirely fair question to ask you at the beginning of this post. I coined the phrases Living from the Inside Out and Living from the Outisde In. I haven't even told you what they mean yet. So… Continue reading Do You Live from the Inside Out or the Outside In?
Somewhere at some point in your life, someone made you feel second-rate. They tried to make you feel like you weren't one of the cool or special people. Or they tried to make you feel like you were ugly or dumb or unfashionable or uncool or ungodly or lazy or impractical or a drag or… Continue reading If You Feel Second-Rate Today
Sometimes We Feel Like We Are Not Good Enough Comparison. Dejection. Depression. We have all been there before. We look at other people’s lives— their accomplishments, their relationships, their success--and we feel less than; not successful enough; not good enough. This is a painful feeling. This feels often snowballs because society is often filled with… Continue reading Four Things You Can Do When You Don’t Feel Good Enough or Successful Enough
The Thoughts We Think About Ourselves If you are like a lot of people, you may spend a lot of the day criticizing yourself mentally. For instance, maybe you have a constant stream of thoughts running through your mind that goes something like this: I’m so stupid. I’m fat. I’m a failure. What’s wrong with… Continue reading Why You Deserve to Think Loving Things About Yourself and How It Can Change Your Life
Most of us experience a brief and passing feeling at one point or another that we are not good. Sometimes, however, the worry that we are not good enough becomes persistent and recurring. It causes anxiety, self-loathing, and chronic low self-confidence. One cause of the "I'm Not Good Enough" feeling is something I call the… Continue reading That “I’m Not Good Enough” Feeling and the Compassionate Mindset
Respecting ourselves is one of the best gifts we can give our mind and heart. This explores how we can do that. First, a Story . . . When I was younger, I knew a girl who seemed to be a really sweet and friendly person. However, I soon discovered that the only time she… Continue reading Respecting Ourselves: Treating Ourselves as People and Not Objects