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Signs You Are Harming Yourself and Why You Should Stop

Signs You Are Harming Yourself and Why You Should Stop

You may know from my previous posts that I tend to beat myself up – a lot, and have often wished I was something I’m not.  So The Lost Art of Compassion by Lorne Ladner has been a bit of a wake-up call. Especially the chapter on overcoming obstacles to compassion. These obstacles are: Wanting…

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Who Says Respect Gets You Nowhere?

Who Says Respect Gets You Nowhere?

It does. And here’s why I think so. I’ve just returned from a short trip to the Philippines, where a few friends and I got to watch our favourite band play after 8 long years. The concert aside, what I found most incredible was how we managed to meet the band several times (in a…

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Say Goodbye to Criticism

Say Goodbye to Criticism

“You’re so defensive.” “Your writing is too boring, redo this.” “You’re so fake, I can’t stand it.” If someone said any of the above to you, would you listen? I wouldn’t. I’d immediately pack my bags, tip my hat to you and walk out that door (and probably slam it). I would shrug off those…

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