When our intentions toward others are good, we find that any feelings of anxiety or insecurity we may have are greatly reduced. We experience a liberation from our habitual preoccupation with self and paradoxically, this gives rise to strong feelings of confidence. These are feelings of, “I can get the job done; I can do it.” As we are temporarily freed from the yoke of self-preoccupation, doubting our abilities also melts away.
Just being introduced to the concept of healthy self-confidence is helpful. Of course getting there takes time, maybe a lifetime. It is putting no one down – not myself and not others. It frees up […]
The more we forgive the more we feel grateful. The more we feel grateful the more we forgive. These two — forgiveness and gratitude — are mutually supportive. They set the tone for the day […]