Often, we beat ourselves up for no good reason other than habit, our habit of thinking we are stupid, ugly, clumsy, unlikeable, and just no good. That insecurity is actually not ours. It was “given” to us by others usually when we were little. Just as it was imposed on us, we have every right to dispose of it. Of course, it is not easy. No longstanding habit is easy to get rid of. Nevertheless, it is possible, if we really want to, deep in our heart and bones, to dispose of self-doubt and guilt. Convincing ourself how unhealthy it is and how it makes us feel small and unhappy is the crucial step. Practice mindfulness to notice when it arises. Then show it the back door! Do this again, again, and again, overcoming insecurity step by step!
Be kind to yourself. You deserve it. Loving others starts at home. So love yourself. Be gentle with yourself. Give yourself a break. Give yourself some slack. Be grating ourselves for not being good enough […]
None of us are perfect
Self-doubt and ridicule erode our happiness and make us feel inadequate, anxious, and weak. None of us are perfect. We all make mistakes as we are imperfect human beings wandering in samsara blown by the […]
We all want to be well
In our everyday life we have the strong habit to notice and judge others based on differences. It may be gender, age, skin color, ethnicity, country of origin, language and accent, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, […]