To be truly happy, we may have to become more moderate and accepting: in short, perhaps, more ordinary.
Tag: Mental health
Difficulty spending time alone
Why do we sometimes find it hard to be alone? Discomfort can be caused by hostile inner voices, genuine loneliness, or simply being out of the habit.
An emotion waiting for a voice
Listening to our emotions, and giving them a voice, is part of our self-development. If we are feeling strange, or uncomfortable, then it may be that our mind and body are trying to tell us something.
In every moment, we have a choice
As we develop into wisdom, we become less automatically reactive, and more aware.
A plea to people-pleasers
“If you are a people-pleaser, then I would like you, just for today, to have a holiday from the oppression that can sometimes result from your relationship with judgers. I’d like you to do some things that work for you, in a way that works for you.”
Anxiety and depression: how to manage obsessive thoughts and feelings
To manage overwhelming emotions, we can get busy on distracting activities, or we can work inwardly on ourselves. Both are effective, but learning to manage our emotions inwardly may have more long-term success.