Seeing the sameness of ourselves and others

Out of habit our feelings towards depend very much on their circumstances. Most people, when they see someone who is handicapped, feel sympathetic toward that person. But when they see others who are wealthier, or better educated, or better placed socially, they immediately feel envious and competitive towards them. Our negative feelings prevent us from… Read More

We have a strong tendency

We have a strong tendency, most of us, to put ourselves down. We are too hard on ourselves. We never feel “good enough.” Often these feelings come from our childhood. Maybe we were told we were not good enough. Maybe we developed too high expectations for ourselves. Nevertheless, we can change this attitude by recognizing… Read More