Always remember to love yourself first--- Want to free yourself? Stop focusing on others' perception of you. When this is our focus, we bog ourselves down with potential negative energy and unnecessary angst. What is a perception anyway? It's a guess regarding what someone else may be thinking, feeling, or doing. Remember, this guess is not based on facts. Where to begin? There is merit in examining your thoughts and feelings throughout the day. Without judging, just al
Have you ever contemplated the role that pride plays in our lives? Upon reflection, pride can have both a positive and negative impact on our lives. As with many things, it seems to come down to perspective, intention, and mindset. There are many aspects of pride. The online dictionary provides various definitions: A high or inordinate opinion of one's own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing, conduct, etc.