A moment of trust

It's impossible to go through life without trusting others.But, if we're not careful, the trust that we invest in others could result in consequences that create a struggle for the rest of our lives.Most often, when choosing a partner, we focus on how trustworthy they are in the present circumstances, but have no idea how…

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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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Looking a gift horse in the mouth

When we're driven by aesthetics and appearances, social standing becomes more important than substance or authenticity.We lose ourselves to the way we want to be perceived, rather than what we want to create.We grow defined by how others treat us, or how well we can hide our flaws.We pursue all the right things that hold…

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