Monthly Archives: December 2010

Does What You Believe Help You Or Harm You?

We don’t see things as they are. We see things as we are. Anais Nin The basic principles and rules of living can be confusing. Because children lack experience and judgement, we are taught spiritual principles and rules as absolutes. … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS

Life will give you what you ask of her if only you ask long enough and plainly enough. Edith Nesbit One of the best strategies for self-improvement is learning to ask the right questions as illustrated in the following story: … Continue reading

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THE ULTIMATE FREEDOM: CHOICE

A happy person is not someone to whom “bad” things do not happen. Rather, it is someone who understands that his or her reactions to events are the stuff of happiness. Alan Epstein             You are … Continue reading

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FOCUS

A life devoted to trifles not only takes away the inclination, but the capacity, for higher pursuits. Hannah More We all understand the importance of knowing what you want and setting goals to help you achieve your objectives. Learning how … Continue reading

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IDENTIFYING, UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING MOODS

Time cools. Time clarifies. No mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours. Thomas Mann   We all experience mood swings. Some mood swings are slight (temporary excitements and disappointments); other mood swings are large and more … Continue reading

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ACCEPTING AND LEARNING TO LOVE YOUR TOTAL SELF

The curious paradox is that When I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. Carl Rogers Seeing and learning to accept the totality of ourselves (both the good and the bad) is the first step on the road … Continue reading

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FEAR

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin We all need to ask ourselves whether we want to live in the direction of our fears or in the direction of our dreams. When I’m not making progress … Continue reading

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