At 17, I remember first feeling an intense ache in my chest. I didn’t know what it was, and I couldn’t shake it by any of the physical, mental or outside distractions that I pursued. The ache was always there.
Breaking your word when more interesting, profitable or shinier possibilities come along saddles you personally, relationally and financially. Breaking your word and trust is the cardinal social sin. Why do people do it? Why does anyone break an agreement
To complete the chapter on social health, consider the importance of your word. In most situations, you are a free agent, free to give or to withhold your word. You can promise, commit or agree to something, or you can
Another consideration of social groups involves looking at the nature of their books of rules and constitutions. First, all sets of rules and all constitutions are flawed documents. Why? They’re flawed because they’re products of human minds, which are
The psychologist Alfred Adler suggested making a distinction between people, who are worth caring for, and unacceptable behavior, which has to be addressed. “I love you but your behavior is unacceptable, and I expect you to change it for the
Accept your whole being. You are life. You are sexy. You’re not What you’ve felt What you were forced to believe as a child by bullying adults who themselves had gotten lost What you’ve thought What you’ve said
Imagine a social group in which the members unconditionally accept and celebrate the talent, uniqueness and contribution of each individual. Is that even possible? It is, and it’s super-helpful in a world in which you live surrounded by strongly held
Social ease and connection is the sixth key part of Total Sexy Health Designed By Nature. A few years ago, a credit card company ad trumpeted, ‘Membership has its privileges.’ It’s true, and membership also has limitations, disadvantages and restrictions.
As body, you fight, flee, freeze or withdraw As survival mind, you assess change and then decide on actions for the body to take to optimize your chance of survival As creative mind, you design strategies for
As life, you’re fearless. You are courageous, powerful and independent. You are also real, full, generous and kind. You’re rich, beautiful and true. You’re light. When you know yourself as life, there’s nothing missing. You’ve always been, are now, and