Cultivating Self-Love may seem like an easy task on the surface. It’s a phrase that’s used often, but when we look beyond the surface, what does it mean? Ideally, we want to feel good about ourselves, our place in this world, have confidence, and have self-esteem.
Alone: Turning Loneliness into Solitude
No one is going to save us from our loneliness, nor can they, not in any permanence. When we long for others to complete us that is a prescription for unhealthy relationships and codependency.
Having a Healthy Ego
The concept of the ego can be traced back to Sigmund Freud in the Psychoanalytic Theory of Personality (1923). Freud described the personality as comprised of three elements: the id, the ego, and the super-ego.
How to Remain Happy Around Negativity
We have all been around people we perceive as negative, and we feel that their presence is not nourishing for us. We can feel trapped among those we think are mean-spirited, complain almost constantly, gossip, or have a generally pessimistic perspective.
Benefits of Solitude
The relationship we have with ourselves is the most important relationship we’ll ever have. The internal love and stability we have cultivated within sets up the relationship we’ll have with others.
The Importance of Seeking Counsel:
It’s essential to understand the differences and similarities of Counselling, Therapy, Coaching, and Mentoring to know which professional to seek, cater to the stage we are in, and what type will best help us most.
The concept of compassion is the response to pain or sorrow it includes providing kindness, generosity, patience, understanding, and acceptance. It embodies that we are all interconnected, we all have suffered
Crafting the Art of Listening
We are used to strengthening our speaking skills, but there is another side of that coin. It is often overshadowed but is also an essential part of communicating- it is crafting the art of listening.
Integrating Knowledge and Wisdom
Obtaining knowledge can transform lives. We can have great professions with the knowledge we obtain, but if we want to live life with ease, focus on cultivating wisdom.