Choosing Like Minded Friends and the Belief System

I decided to do a search on Google using the key words “belief system” and one of the first things that came up was the instruction to “challenge your belief system” (not much instruction on “how to do the how”) But one of the suggestions on challenging your belief system struck me as odd; it … Continue reading "Choosing Like Minded Friends and the Belief System"

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Being Validated, Making a Difference and the Ripple Effect

So often we seek validation from the wrong people believing that if only we are "good enough" to the ones who originally made us feel "not good enough" then we will finally have the validation we seek. There is a difference between positive validation and manipulative validation from controllers and abusers. When validation comes from the abuser, only the abuser gets validated.

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Survivors of Abuse and Re-establishing Self Worth

Emerging from Broken Being survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, religious abuse or psychological abuse has a lasting effect on us. One of the worst consequences is that our value has been falsely defined by others. We are told who we are and who we should be. Over time we are conditioned to accept that … Continue reading "Survivors of Abuse and Re-establishing Self Worth"

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Love, Respect, Relationship and Equality ~ Is Self Help Selfish?

When I reach out my hand to yours, what do I have to offer you but my own experience, strength and hope? Sometimes I go on rants. Everyone who knows me well enough knows this truth about me. I like to go on regarding what I feel strongly about, backing it up with all sorts … Continue reading "Love, Respect, Relationship and Equality ~ Is Self Help Selfish?"

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Is Self Help Selfish?

According to the Canadian Oxford Dictionary: Self Help: 1. The theory that individuals should provide for their own support and improvement in society. 2 the act or faculty of providing for or improving oneself Selfish: 1 Deficient in consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure; actuated by self-interest I was … Continue reading "Is Self Help Selfish?"

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