Comparing Is Toxic. . .

Comparing Is Toxic. . .

How much time do you spend comparing yourself to other people and how they look, what they own, or what they’ve achieved? Comparing yourself to others is destructive to your self-esteem. Keep your eye on your own prize and stay focused on your goals and dreams. Live your one unique life the best way you can without worrying what others are doing. Peace and Love, Jim Share this:Share on FacebookClick to share on LinkedInClick to share on TwitterClick to share on StumbleUponClick to share on PinterestClick to share on Google+Click to email this to a friendLike this:Like...

Failure Is Good!

Failure Is Good!

  Sometimes we lack confidence because we’ve messed up in some way and therefore view ourselves as “worth less.” We think we’re worth less because we aren’t perfect. But anyone who is successful will tell you they reached success on the stepping stones of failure and screw-ups. Mistakes and failure reveal a willingness to take risk and try. And those who understand this become stronger and more resilient. Low confidence is the result of years of messed up thinking. Something from your past contributed to your feeling “lesser than.” The triggering event is over, but your thoughts and feelings about it go on and on, making it feel like it’s as real as the original event. Thoughts and beliefs are nothing more than amorphous habits of consciousness. Rather than...

More. . .

More. . .

We could say (or at least I believe) that the fundamental core of Buddhism is to train and understand the mind. This means having an interest not only in our good moments and times but our not so pleasant ones as well. The concept of self can be said to be the root of most issues, but complete elimination of self is something we may aspire to, but few of us we rarely realize in this life. So we need to deal with it as it arrises in our life. When you are having a low self-esteem day, remind yourself that you deserve more than the negative beliefs you cloak yourself in. You are as deserving of success, happiness, and love as anyone in the world, even if you don’t feel that way in the moment. Accepting this intellectually will help you change your thoughts when...

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