Low self-esteem runs wide and deep all over the world. It is insidious like a cancer. It eats away our confidence and happiness. Often it fuels reactivity to appear the opposite — strong and confident, while on the inside knowing this to be a sham. On the inside we feel anxious, fearful, guilty, and insecure. Remember that none of us are perfect, and we all make mistakes. Giving our self some slack and being gentle and loving towards our self is very important. It cultivates the tools for us to be gentle and loving towards others.
In the last post I discussed boosting low self-confidence. It is important not to overshoot and become arrogant. Therefore, ‘healthy self-confidence’ is our goal. Healthy self-confidence is putting no one down, not myself and not […]
Gaining mastery over our destructive propensities
Gaining mastery over our destructive propensities, through the exercise of awareness and self-discipline with regard to our body, speech, and mind, frees us from the inner turmoil that naturally arises when our behavior is at […]
Positive mental strength is required for resilience
Positive mental strength is required for resilience. Resilience during this ravaging pandemic is essential. Many of us are doing more exercise, safely walking and indoor strengthening and flexibility yoga and exercise. What about strengthening and […]