Resisting the Seduction of Inadequacy

There is great temptation in focusing on our inadequacies, in tearing ourselves apart over the things we want to change about ourselves. We can’t possibly challenge ourselves to move forward, to face our fears, to try even scarier things if we can convince ourselves that we couldn’t even handle the challenges we’ve already faced.

Criticism: What We Are REALLY Saying

When we criticize someone, what we are actually saying is this: “I want you to feel uncomfortable, self-conscious, and to focus on hiding your fault instead of interacting every time you are around me from this moment forward. I want to make it just a little harder for you to be vulnerable, not only withContinue reading “Criticism: What We Are REALLY Saying”