The Vacuum Of Self-Pity

Self-pity is counter-productive. Not only does it not get us what we want, but it actually helps to ensure that we never get it. It keeps us alone and unhappy, feeling sorry for ourselves for being alone and unhappy. Regardless of what we have been through or what we are currently going through, feeling sorry…

Damage Adds Texture

It is natural to fear being hurt and even to go to great lengths to avoid it, but pain is inevitable, unavoidable, and necessary for our growth and for the development our character. Pain, whether physical, psychological, or emotional, is part of what makes us human. Without it, we would have no motivation, we would…