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A truly strong person does not need the approval of others

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep – Vernon Howard Respect is a gift most people hunger for. Songstress and diva Madonna confesses: “I became an overachiever to get approval from the world.” Unlike Madonna, however, most people don’t admit they desperately yearn for approval, appreciation, …

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Kingz shorts review

Kingz shorts are manufactured by the Kingz brand of the MMA, and BJJ fight wears. The brand, which officially started in the year 2011, has been doing extremely well internationally as adequate experiments and tests are being carried out to ensure the production of top quality products that are long-lasting. The Kingz shorts are made flexible with 100% polyester materials …

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A Primer on Guilt and Shame

Introduction Imagine seeing people trudging through life carrying a heavy backpack. When you ask them what is in it, they reply, “I don’t know.” “Well, then, why are you carrying it?” you ask. They give the same answer, “I don’t know.” You see, they have been carrying it so long, they don’t recall how it got on their back, what’s …

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How do we crawl out of the mire of self-pity

“What poison is to food, self-pity is to life.” —Oliver C. Wilson Do you rise and shine or rise and whine? Are you, or do you know, someone who starts the day by rising and whining instead of rising and shining? You know the type; they love to swish around in self-pity. They believe the world is unfair and the only …

You Need Nobody to Make You Somebody

Recognition, attention, and  acceptance are gifts most people hunger for. Songstress and diva Madonna confesses: “I became an overachiever to get approval from the world.” Unlike Madonna, however, most people don’t admit they desperately yearn for recognition and respect. If I were to claim people are starving for approval, would I be overstating the case? American psychologist William James didn’t …

Self-Esteem: Change the Way You See Yourself

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second- rate version of somebody else.” (Judy Garland) Self-esteem is one of the most essential components of a human being’s personality. It is basically the image you have of yourself in your own opinion. You have a good opinion of yourself, you have high self- esteem, you have a bad …

Self Esteem – Change the way you see yourself

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second- rate version of somebody else.” Judy Garland Self esteem is one of the most essential components of a human being’s personality. It is basically the image you have of yourself in your own opinion. You have a good opinion of yourself, you have high self- esteem, you have a …

Self Esteem – The Problem Behind All Problems

Self esteem is THE major challenge of our era. It lies at the heart of many of the diverse issues and challenges we face in life. In fact, it is precisely because low self esteem does not seem to be the problem, that it is so very insidious. Many people who suffer from low self esteem attribute their life challenges …

Quest For High Self-Esteem

by Mel Wayne STEP ONE … IDENTIFY LOW SELF-ESTEEM The identification of low self-esteem is the first and most revealing step in our quest for esteem. It is easy to identify l.s.e. characteristics by naming low self-esteem personality traits. Before we reveal low self-esteem behaviors, let’s prepare ourselves for an emotional revelation. There’s an excellent chance we’ll find a few …