Let’s define each first. Self-esteem is how you judge your worth and value. Self-esteem is now a household word whereas a few years ago no one had ever heard of the concept. A high self-esteem is supposed to help us feel good about ourselves. We judge ourselves very positively and approve of ourselves. We think […]
A definition of personal power is your ability to refocus to change your life’s direction. But there’s a bit more to it than just that. For example, you could exercise your personal power to control your reaction to a sarcastic or hurtful comment. You could also use your personal power to quit smoking, or begin […]
Many of us have from time to time found ourselves doing, saying, or thinking things that we would prefer not to. But how to change this? We try to change, but often we are driven to do these things either unconsciously or out of pure habit. Only when we reach a stage of pure conscious […]
I think the Easter Bunny Is very very funny He runs around on furry legs And even lays some Easter Eggs The outcome of this rabbit’s frolic Delights the smallest chocoholic Oblivious of Easter Story Or anything so crass and gory There’s lots and lots of money Attached to Easter Bunny As kids run […]
(Poem by Geoff Page, Australian Poet) Bigotry’s a big black cat balanced on your knees purring as you stroke its back and sharing the TV. Everybody has a cat there’s no one who’s not felt the purr of satisfaction when some talkback smooths the pelt. I even have some cats myself despite […]
I didn’t know anything much about meditation until my late 30’s when I went to an open meeting about it in the city where there was a large gathering of interested people. I was surprised to find it was so simple – just following the breathing.
Most people would agree that Christmas is a stressful time for one reason or another. Even the best Christmases will be stressful, and it’s a question whether the stress is dystress or eustress, that is good stress or bad stress.