How Fear Can Result in Self-Sabotage

If you follow me on Twitter, then you may have noticed I often tweet about fear. How we need to face our fears head on. How our biggest growth comes from overcoming fears. How fear prevents us from truly being everything we can be.

I’ve gotten a pretty good handle on confronting many kinds of fears but one has continually evaded me. Fear has managed to hinder me from finding real happiness.  The fear has been so pervasive that when I’ve been presented with a potential opportunity to have happiness, I start to self-sabotage. I will do things to destroy it. (more…)

August 4, 2010 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Uncategorized

Forgiving and Letting Go

One of the things that bring us down the most is holding onto anger and other negative feelings towards individuals. For us to be whole and emotionally healthy, we need to be able to deal with negative emotions.

I can’t remember the first time I heard the word “forgive.” I suspect you can’t either.  But what does it really mean to forgive?

If you go by the dictionary definition, to forgive is about ending the negative emotions attached to someone because of actions they did and not expecting restitution. (more…)

August 3, 2010 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Uncategorized