Whose pedestal is it?

When we see people for what we need them to be, rather than who they are, we elevate their position in our lives through no fault of their own.When they fail to meet the expectations that we created because of that unrealistic perspective that we had of them, we feel betrayed and then blame them [...]

That self-loathing demon

Ingratitude for the self is reflected in how much time we spend self-loathing.But self-loathing is disguised in many creative ways.The above list of 10 common points is only the tip of the iceberg.Self-loathing is rarely, if ever, a result of our current circumstances, and almost always a result of how we felt about our place [...]

Internal struggle, outward joy

The martyr within, breathes life into the angel without.A rare few live their lives outwardly, as they feel inwardly about themselves.The need to hide our shame from the world is born from feeling ashamed of who we are, and not because of what others think of us.The opinions of others only matter in two ways.It [...]