Recently I watched a documentary on the evolution of human nature and the dating game. The documentary used the word “evolution” more or less sarcastically. The reason behind emanated from taking a look at what the word “authentic” truly means. It was questioned whether or not we have lost our authenticity in search of general acceptance and prestige. Looking…… Continue reading Which Rules You? Confidence or Fear
It can be frustrating and challenging when people who are assertive or considered risk takers are given a difficult time, sometimes to the point of being degraded and called names. We forget these people have had a long emotional journey; they have accomplished that which many only dream of. It seems a lot of us…… Continue reading Digging Deeper…Embracing Yourself.
There is an epidemic in the world today on the psychological phenomenon called cognitive dissonance. Everyone is susceptible to cognitive dissonance to one degree or another; however it seems to be especially prevalent in the Western world today. Cognitive dissonance refers to psychological or emotional distress which can be sensed when faced with new information…… Continue reading Cognitive Dissonance
We have all heard of “Capital Sins” or “Deadly Sins”. For the sake of staying as close as possible to its original Latin name, I will refer to them as “Capital Sins”. For those of you who don’t know what these sins are, I will name them: Pride, envy, gluttony, greed lust, sloth and wrath.…… Continue reading Understanding Sins
We like to believe that we have a good idea of who we are but do we really? I mean when was the last time you took time to actually contemplate your life?…. We currently live in a society with many advantages which our parents and granparents could only have dreamt of. Many of the…… Continue reading How Well Do we Know Ourselves?
Tomorrow is my 40th birthday; I can’t believe how quickly time has gone by. To be honest, there was a time I thought I would be terrified at the idea of turning 40. Maybe I felt that way because when we are young we tend to put so much emphasis on staying young; maybe it…… Continue reading Embracing Your Age