Attitude of Gratitude: How Gratitude Has an Impact on Self-Esteem

Attitude of Gratitude: How Gratitude Has an Impact on Self-Esteem Gratitude is a powerful feeling.  It can make you feel better about yourself in a variety of ways by helping you to improve your self-esteem. What you probably aren’t aware of is that gratitude works to help you improve your overall sense of well-being, all year round. How Gratitude Can …

Why Narcissists Belittle Others

Why Narcissists Belittle Others Narcissists suffer from a mental illness known as Narcissistic Personality Disorder, in which they have an exaggerated, grandiose opinion of themselves and expect the world to revolve around them. They belittle the views of others because they believe that their own opinions and observations on the world are the absolute truth and anyone who questions them …

Keep the Thanksgiving Spirit Alive All Year Round With a Gratitude Journal

Keep the Thanksgiving Spirit Alive All Year Round With a Gratitude Journal At Thanksgiving, people around the country gather at tables filled with a bounty of food and take turns telling each other what they are thankful for. This is a great tradition, but these sentiments are usually expressed in the moment, and fade as the day wears on. What …

Don’t Give in to Guilty Feelings

Don’t Give in to Guilty Feelings When you feel guilty, you are often experiencing a false or inappropriate sense of responsibility for something that has gone wrong. You may have magnified what you did and took personal responsibility for “whatever.” Instead of taking time to understand your role in the situation, you may have been unrealistic and automatically believed that …

What Would Jesus Do to Help Someone Whose Comments to Others Are Unintentionally Hurtful?

What Would Jesus Do to Help Someone Whose Comments to Others Are Unintentionally Hurtful? Life is made up of a series of mistakes from which we learn to become better people, to both ourselves and others. Mistakes are unintentional. You usually realize it right away and try to put things right. But some people constantly trip over their words, uttering …

What Would Jesus Do to Help Someone Learn Not to be Constantly Defensive of, or Insensitive to Others?

What Would Jesus Do to Help Someone Learn Not to be Constantly Defensive of, or Insensitive to Others? Helping someone learn how not to be constantly defensive of, or insensitive to others isn’t a problem that can be fixed overnight. These are behaviors that have developed over years and years of being conditioned to treat others a certain way, especially …

What Would Jesus Do if Someone Were a Bully, or Was Being Bullied?

What Would Jesus Do if Someone Were a Bully, or Was Being Bullied? Bullying someone consists of behavior towards a person that cannot be justified by what is considered to be normal social conduct, and whose intent is usually to threaten, humiliate or harm another person, their personal property, their reputation, self-esteem and/or self-confidence. It can make people feel worthless, …