Florencia from Uruguay recently asked us, I’m sick of putting my needs and wants last. I was raised to always be the ‘good’ little girl who cared a lot what others thought of her. For my whole life I seem to have been crippled by the fear of what others will say/think of me. I […]
You feel a sense of anger and deep pain rippling through you. How could they leave you so brutally, and without a second thought? How could they take your love and trust, and throw it to the wind as if it didn’t even matter – as if YOU didn’t matter? If you’ve experienced abandonment in […]
High self-esteem – or better, balanced self-esteem – is the foundation on which we build healthy, loving, and fulfilling lives. Do you have high self-esteem, average self-esteem, or low self-esteem … and how does this impact your life? Take our free test to find out.
Having a martyr complex is like having a get out of jail free card. It allows you to evade guilt and shame, bypass self-responsibility, and perhaps most importantly (and tragically), it allows you to dodge real life self-growth. Having a martyr complex essentially involves pointing the finger at other people or situations in your life […]
When you first dig up the festering mess of your core beliefs from the depths of your being you either fall to your knees in agonized recognition or gasp in absolute disbelief. The truth is that inner work is not always a “feel good” or clean and sanitary journey. We all want to quickly arrive […]
Many say that we are living in a consumerist culture. I believe this is wrong—or at least one side of the coin. I believe we are, above all else, a COMPARISON culture. We measure, we liken, we contrast, we mold our entire lives around comparison. For many of us, our lives are a series of […]