Self-Knowledge College: WHAT’S COMING! (Part 1 of 2)

Self-Knowledge College:  WHAT'S COMING!   Yesterday, I told you about my house move and explained why I haven’t been posting for months. Today, I’ll tell you what’s coming to Self-Knowledge College. I’ll address the most difficult problems people are suffering from. In two … [Read more...]

The Self Part 7: Are you “selfish” in the family? Or preserving your sanity.

ARE YOU SELFISH OR SANE? Is it selfish or sane to ever consider yourself ahead of  your family? (This is no 7 in our series on SELF.) The last time we tried to define selfishness. Today, we’ll look at what some people say is selfish behavior  in the family. Is  your behavior in your family … [Read more...]

The Self Part 2: Searching for yourself? Flying blind?

Need a new search party? Try you! When children play Hide and Seek, at least the searchers know who they’re looking for. Do we know who we’re searching for when we’re looking for ourselves? Not usually. Which means we’re flying, or searching, blind Because if we don’t know what we’re looking … [Read more...]

The Self Part 1: Do You Find Yourself or Create it?

AND WHY BOTHER ANYWAY? We joked the other day about “finding ourselves.” MANY EXPERTS ADVISE US TO “FIND OURSELVES.” But the philosopher Thomas Szasz and the writer George Bernard Shaw both say, “The self is not something one finds: it is something one creates.” What? S#*! Many wise … [Read more...]

LOVE YOURSELF FIRST OR YOU CAN’T LOVE ANYONE ELSE

LOVE YOURSELF FIRST “I am always in love but love starts with yourself.” Oscar De La Renta You can’t love anybody else unless you love yourself first. Oscar De La Renta, the late famous clothing designer, was interviewed a couple of years ago  in the Toronto Star by Jeanne Beker. The photo … [Read more...]

Self-esteem comes with self-knowledge and self-love.

Self-esteem comes from self-knowledge and self-love. There's no other way to get it. Here's a piece on Self-esteem by Helen Nieves writing on Psych Central. She's a Mental Health Counselor  who works in New York. She offers list of 14 ways that may help you to build your self-esteem and … [Read more...]

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