High self-esteem: You need an all-embracing world view

Originally posted on Single-Love-Relation:
Self love or high self-esteem is promoted by an all-embracing world view. Photo by De’Andre Bush. In this piece I explain how lack of self-worth is rooted in cultural notions of good and evil; due to them we are sort of broken in two and coming to terms with the “evil”…

Life’s Scars

They say the world is round, and yetI often think it square,So many little hurts we getFrom comers here and there.But one great truth in life I’ve found,While journeying to the West-The only folks who really woundAre those we love the best.The man you thoroughly despiseCan rouse your wrath, ’tis true;Annoyance in your heart will…

Reason, Season, or Lifetime

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.When you figure out which one it is,you will know what to do for each person. When someone is in your life for a REASON,it is usually to meet a need you have expressed.They have come to assist you through a difficulty;to provide…

There are no ordinary people

  “There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilizations – these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat.” — C. S. Lewis Wasabi in Japanese describes a way of looking at the world. It’s about accepting the transcience and imperfection…

God knows what is best for us

There was a couple who used to go to England to shop in the beautiful stores. They both liked antiques and pottery and especially teacups. This was their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. One day in this beautiful shop they saw a beautiful cup. They said, “May we see that? We’ve never seen one quite so beautiful.”…

The Rainbow Promise

“There’s always been a rainbow hanging over your head.” — Kacey Musgraves “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” — Maya Angelou “You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.” — Charlie Chaplin “Life can be a storm, but your hope is a rainbow and your friends and family are the gold.” — Steve Maraboli🌈❤️🌿🌈❤️🌿🙏🌈☀️🌻🙏🌈🙏🌻☀️ The…

Letting go of impressing others is one of the keys to happiness

“We all have different things that we go through in our everyday life, and it’s really important to know just at the end of the day, it doesn’t matter what you face, you know that you’re going to win at the end of the day. You got to believe in yourself. You got to believe…

“I don’t deserve”: Shutting up the whining inner critic voice

“I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I AM BETTER THAN THAT…Goodbye.”― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience “Make the most of what you have and keep your standards high. Never settle for anything less than you…