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Gratitude extends far and wide

Gratitude extends far and wide. It touches the heart of many. It makes us feel alive and happy. Everything shines like glitter when we are in a state of grace. Problems do not touch us. […]

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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 […]

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Healthy self-confidence

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 […]

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Healthy self-confidence is essential for compassion

Healthy self-confidence is essential for compassion. It covers both sides of the equation. Humility leads to concern and compassion for others. Self-confidence leads to taking care of ourself through self-compassion. Moving towards this attitude of […]

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Healthy self-confidence

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 […]

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Well-being

Being altruistic does not mean totally rejecting our own interest or neglecting oneself, this is a misunderstanding. In fact, the kind of altruism that focuses on the well-being of others arises from a very courageous […]

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Strong feelings of confidence

When our intentions toward others are good, we find that any feelings of anxiety or insecurity we may have are greatly reduced. We experience a liberation from our habitual preoccupation with self and paradoxically, this […]