Others are just like us. They want to be happy, just as we do.
If we lack self-esteem, we may not feel able to influence others. However, starting with small situations, it is possible to build our confidence.
Others may not tell us we’re bossy. But if we discover we are seen that way, there are a few things we can to to reduce our bossy behaviour.
It is true that anxiety is an understandable response to a difficult life. But we shouldn’t make the mistake of thinking there is nothing we can do. We can still reduce our anxiety with self-care.
Anxiety and depression each have their own dominant philosophy. When we are anxious, we suffer the extreme that everything matters; when we are depressed, we suffer the extreme that nothing matters.
We all need to exercise force to keep life OK. But sometimes, we also need to take sanctuary, and find a gentle flow instead.