“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” This is a wonderful ode to resilience, to persistence, and to courage. Cultivating inner strength and reserve is what this is all about. Finding that balance of healthy self-confidence not putting others down and not putting ourselves down. Training in thinking about the welfare of others, again and again. Doing something to help when we can, are all ways of enhancing resilience, courage, and joy.
Healthy self-confidence is essential for compassion. It covers both sides of the equation. Humility leads to concern and compassion for others. Self-confidence leads to taking care of ourself through self-compassion. Moving towards this attitude of […]
We oscillate between too much and too little ego. We are down on ourself or puffed up arrogant. Yet arrogance is often a reflection of insecurity. It stunts our growth as a human being as […]