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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