Confidence Through Criticism: A Lesson in Self-Esteem from Walt Whitman

“The quality of BEING, in the object’s self, according to its own central idea and purpose, and of growing therefrom and thereto — not criticism by other standards, and adjustments thereto — is the lesson of Nature.” “Re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your … Continue reading Confidence Through Criticism: A Lesson in Self-Esteem from Walt Whitman

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Self Acceptance – is for Grown-ups

  Yesterday I watched a video by Simon Sinek on "Millenials in the Workplace."  It was an excellent discourse on why Millenials are so unhappy.  In the 15 minute interview, he covers the addictiveness of social media to flawed parenting.  He argues an entire generation is growing up with lower self-esteem. His talk reminded me of … Continue reading Self Acceptance – is for Grown-ups

Confidence in Self

Mercury and Weekly Courier (Vic. : 1878 - 1903), Saturday 22 February 1879, page 3 ALL human power, to be available, must be associated with a certain degree of self-confidence. Many a timid child postpones his first attempt at walking simply because he lacks the courage to exercise an ability which he fully possesses, and … Continue reading Confidence in Self