Be gentle

Chances are very good that your harshness or cruelty is directed at the wrong person.Unfortunately, you'll only realise this after the damage is done. Cruelty, like anger, is most often expressed to those weaker than us, even though we experience it at the hands of those stronger than us.Sadly, it is paid forward more often [...]

Don’t be your own enemy

You undermine yourself when you doubt your ability to accomplish something for no reason other than fear.When you allow the uninformed opinions of others, or their disrespect to define how you feel about yourself, you undermine yourself.When you settle for less because you believe you're unworthy of better, you undermine yourself.Each time you shy away [...]

Be what you need

In a world that is demanding attention all the time, it's easy to get caught up in what we need from others while ignoring what they need from us.Our humanness is often celebrated for ourselves, but set aside in our expectations from others.We all need sympathy and compassion, but are hesitant to give others the [...]

Be gentle…to you

When you treat the vulnerable or the gentle ones with contempt, you create the same monsters that made you.The moment that we realise what we assume to be our nature is in fact a product of our upbringing, we'll be able to make conscious decisions about who we want to be.Sometimes, we place so much [...]