It’s a question that is fairly often asked hypothetically, but what would it be like to live with the knowledge that you are probably within the last 60 days of your life?
I guess I live in the self-help genre. I don’t like a lot of what I see there though. There’s a lot of nonsense and hot air. There’s seems to be a lot of falseness. My main beef with it though is that people buy into it from emotional insecurity and become more insecure the […]
This post is a follow up to Jenny’s comments about bettering myself. Perhaps the major barrier that holds people back is feeling unworthy. There are many forms of it, but it’s what a lot of issues boil down to.
After the last post I was asked a couple of questions. I love these questions because they force me to explain more clearly and precisely. Here I’m answering Craig’s question, there will be a separate post for Jenny’s. But for now here’s Craig’s comment.
I was writing to someone today who wrote explaining that they were trying to better themselves. I can understand the sentiment behind what they meant. I worked out fairly young that you can solve problems before they happen if you work on ‘bettering yourself’. And so I read a lot. But today after many years […]
One of the hardest things to do is to stay unaffected by what other people say or do (or even what they don’t say and don’t do). It’s easy to get caught up in what someone says and then lose a day, or even a week, running over and over something that has upset you.
A Reader emailed me yesterday and asked if I could share some information that would define what made a relationship healthy or abusive. I got curious and quickly googled the subject. I found that basically the following factors were commonly listed;
I just wrote that headline and chuckled as I imagined people opening up their email and reading it. There are always people who might think that you are personally accusing them of furtively enjoying pornography or of harboring deep, hidden desires that they fear others finding out about. That’s not what I’m talking about, though […]
Some people we can get along with easily. We meet them and we just click. They understand what we say, they can finish our sentences and vice versa. They’re just on the same wavelength. They are fun to be around because they validate our self-concept, our ego and give us a boost. In short they’re […]
Life is so easy. Achieving happiness is simple. Making relationships rewarding and mutually fulfilling is easy. If we have the clarity to see things as they are and have the capacity to deal with them. Typically, though what happens is that through pressures of time or indecision we leave things mentally incomplete. Over time all […]