manage your emotions

3 Reasons Why Anger Is Your Best Friend

Anger is positive. Here's why. People aren't born afraid of their anger. They learn it. As children, yelling, screaming, or hitting lands you in the time out chair or, in the old days, gets you a spanking. Religious education reinforces the fear. Wrath is listed as one of the seven deadly [...]

2019-01-28T16:53:46+00:00Managing Your Emotions|

Through The Looking Glass: 7 Benefits To Seeing Yourself Through Your Emotions

Without realizing it, you have been trained to see yourself and others in a very destructive way. You were given a looking glass that reduces the patterns in human behavior to character traits.  This understanding is not only limited but also it is destructive to your belief in yourself and [...]

Self-Reliance vs Self-Sufficiency: The Difference Is Critical To Your Happiness

The two best decisions I made in my life were decisions that were the opposite of what everyone told me to do. The first one was the decision to get married when I was 20 years old. I had taken a year off from college. My girlfriend who was [...]

2018-10-16T16:14:27+00:00Becoming Self Reliant|

Why Trusting Your Gut Is Important (And Critical) To Have A Successful Life

The idea of trusting your gut is an appealing idea. It smacks of internal strength, telling right from wrong and not being unduly influenced by the opinions of others. If you can trust your gut, you can believe in your self and stand up to others who believe differently. [...]