The destruction of self-deprecation

In our efforts to subdue our ego, many resort to self-deprecation.Sometimes we put ourselves down to test if anyone will be willing to disagree with us, thereby hoping to receive acknowledgement or appreciation that would otherwise not be forthcoming.At other times, we put ourselves down because we try to convince ourselves that we should not…

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Dehumanising the human

Don't become so fixated on labelling yours, or the behaviour of others, that you lose sight of the human struggle behind that behaviour.Labels make it easier for us to deal with stuff.The moment we give it a name, we can manage our expectations around it.This is fine when it comes to abstract stuff and tasks…

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More ways to destroy trust…

Our consideration of trust is often limited to promises or follow through on something that was clearly agreed with another.However, trust is broken in many ways, most of which are subtle and often unintended.It's these subtle breaches that leave us seething with anger or raging with tears while not knowing how to connect the betrayal…

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