Insecurity weakens our immune system and makes us miserable. We feel small. What use is it? Let’s engage this self-doubt at an arm’s length. Not pushing it away, but giving us room so that self-doubt is further away. There is space around us. We are no longer overwhelmed by self-doubt. Recognizing and repeatedly reflecting how this attitude is dysfunctional creates space. We can choose to part ways. Old dysfunctional habits are best left by the wayside. As we increase our thinking and feelings of concern for the welfare of others, naturally self-doubt lessens.
In order to overturn our negative habits, we must first recognize them, and then convince ourselves they are dysfunctional. Without doing this we will not be able to overturn them. Just like quitting smoking. To […]
Sometimes when too much is coming at us, we contract and freeze up, or maybe lash out. At times like these recognize the stress level rising, and take a short pause. Breath deeply. Trying to […]