“Love one another” is a concept that has been around since Confucian times (551–479 BC) or earlier. It’s been stated and restated. Call it a Golden Rule You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against your kinsfolk. Love your neighbor as yourself — Leviticus 19:18 The concept appears in nearly every religion. What is…… Continue reading In This Month of Love–Love One Another
It’s February, love is in the air, and Valentine’s Day will soon be here. But you can’t truly love anyone one else if you don’t love yourself, first. (See my post In This Month of Love—Love Yourself). Chances are you have a nature-deficit and you’re suffering for it. If you love yourself, love nature and…… Continue reading In This Month of Love-Love Nature
I was in a dark place. My marriage had failed. The separation and divorce tattered my son’s self-esteem. My writing had stalled and I had horrible nightmares. I was the most worthless person I knew (second only to my ex). Self-love was selfish, or so I thought. I wish someone had told child me, “love…… Continue reading In this Month of Love–Love Yourself
What do you do when you suffer a blow to your mental health, an injury? What would that be? Would you know what to do? Do you have a mental health first aid kit? Mental Injury vs Mental Illness? When you hear the term mental injury, what’s the first thing you think of? If you…… Continue reading Do You Have a Mental Health First Aid Kit?
You have the right to feel good about yourself. Learn why you don’t. And try one of sixteen habits that can help improve your self-esteem.