“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.
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 […]
Balancing alertness and relaxation is important in meditation. If the mind is too alert it can break like a too-tight guitar string, becoming easily distracted. If the mind is too relaxed, the sound of the […]
Love brings self-confidence. Anger brings fear. Self-confidence comes from generosity, from thinking and caring about others. If you live your life with a genuine concern for the wellbeing of others, you will feel better about […]