Oscillating between low self-esteem and over self-esteem we ride the waves of life. Finding the balance and center helps even out the ups and downs; a breath of fresh air — calm and peace. When guilt rears it’s ugly head, don’t run away from it. Firmly inform it that it is no longer needed. It is no longer functional. In fact it has become dysfunctional. Because it has become a habit, often from childhood, it keeps coming back. So seize the moment and resist. Take control. Tell guilt it no longer has a home here.
Guilt erodes everything good. It erodes our confidence. It erodes our compassion especially for ourself. It also erodes our sense of wellbeing. So how can we reduce our guilt? The first thing is to recognize […]
Guilt is like a deep nagging toothache. It robs us of our energy, enthusiasm and joy. It is an uninvited guest, often hanging around for many years. So it is time to tell this guest […]
Sometimes things go wrong. This is normal. But in Tibetan there is a saying, “nine times failing, and nine times trying again.” This is a very practical approach to failure, free of guilt. Failure feels […]