Enrich Your Life — Avoid Negative People

Enrich Your Life — Avoid Negative People Negative people are everywhere and they can bring you down in so many ways. They are always complaining, criticizing, worrying out loud and more. They respond to anything you say with a negative comment. Even if you are a positive person, being around negative people all the time can challenge your self-esteem and …

Is an Abusive Personality Genetic?

Is an Abusive Personality Genetic? There are many articles written on the subject of abusive personalities, most of which explore the possibility that the trait of abuse may be a genetic one. Just like a predisposition to addiction, this theory hinges on certain traits being passed from parent to offspring and is not based on environmental factors. Most of these …

Tolerating Abusive Behavior and the Role of Self-Esteem

Tolerating Abusive Behavior and the Role of Self-Esteem Low self-esteem is a serious issue for those in abusive relationships. Abuse reinforces low self-esteem and hampers your ability to build and maintain healthy relationships. Chances are that not believing in yourself, or not valuing yourself enough, has something to do with how you can end up in an abusive relationship in …

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 if Someone was Saying Harsh Things to People?

What Would Jesus Do if Someone was Saying Harsh Things to People? People who say harsh things to others without realizing the effect of their words often live in a world of negativity. They tend to be moody or pessimistic, and are uncomfortable in social situations. In order to draw attention away from themselves and their own imperfections, they focus …