Be yourself. Relax. Be natural. Avoid a swollen head. You don’t have to “look good” for others. Just be yourself. Be natural. Be relaxed. Maintain honesty and kindness. Allow concern for others to frequent your mind and heart. This leads naturally to humility and counters our tendency to think we are better than others. Concern for others also counters our tendency to belittle ourself. Concern for others’ welfare becomes the equalizer helping us cultivate healthy self-confidence. Healthy self-confidence is the middle way between avoiding belittling ourself, and avoiding putting others down.
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 […]
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 […]
Finding the right balance
Finding the right balance in our relationship with our ego is very important. We tend to undershoot or overshoot. Either we are in a funky mood and put ourself down, or we feel better than […]