The challenge of mastering assertion too frequently lacks dignity. We should see it as one of the great psychological hurdles; to have learnt how to assert oneself steadily and graciously might be ranked a feat no less worthy of celebration than climbing a mountain or making a fortune (and a lot more useful).
Reader View · 5 min read · Oct 31st · There are no quick fixes for low self-esteem: There’s no profound insight your therapist can give you that will suddenly improve your self-esteem There’s no secret mantra that will unlock your inner… · Shared by 1049, including Neil Hart 💙
If you spend your entire childhood learning that you’re not good enough or not lovable, that’s not something that’s going to change overnight.
Reader View · 5 min read · 2021-04-29 · From How to Fail to NPR's Life Kit, here are nine self-help podcasts that will inspire you to rethink how you currently live. · Shared by 759, including Ceferino Díaz, Jean-Patrick, Mauro Toselli, Fabrizio Bianchi
In the oversaturated genre of self-help podcasting, it can be hard to find show that provide space for sharing opinions, rather than establishing a single ideological platform.
Reader View · 7 min read · Aug 2nd · Science shows that self-compassion isn’t about letting yourself off the hook — in fact, it’s the opposite. · Shared by 652, including American Psychological Association
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Reader View · 8 min read · Sep 5th · When it comes to improving self-esteem, being encouraged to “be more positive” without having the tools to do so isn’t always effective. So here are five practical ways to start nurturing your self… · Shared by 698
Reader View · 9 min read · Sep 15th · The ancients were fond of an expression: Character is fate. It means that character is deterministic, that who you are determines what you will do. Self-discipline is one of those special things that… · Shared by 2723, including Martin Soorjoo, Arturo Rebolledo
22. Be strict only with yourself. It was said that the true majesty of Marcus Aurelius was that his exactingness was directed only at himself.
Reader View · 4 min read · Jun 8th · From Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk, the most successful people in the world share one thing: they allocate time in the day to learning. · Shared by 8508, including S L Ong, Leonardo Sumulong, Katja Evertz, Ines Bieler, Mohammad Esmaeilbeygi
5-hour rule.” In short, this is the rule where we spend one hour a day learning, reflecting, and thinking. The rule dates to Benjamin Franklin