Why is it so hard just to be yourself?

Why is it so hard just to be yourself?

Is it OK just to be yourself? Reflecting deeply on this question can reveal the next steps on your  path to healing anxiety and shame. Last October, I published a post called I can only relax when I’m alone.  That article got more responses than any other I had ever... Read more
Taming the Inner Critic

Taming the Inner Critic

What do we mean by “taming the Inner Critic”? Impossible as it may sound, the only way to transform a Critic is to develop a relationship with it. The Critic needs your respect and trust before it will give up its role.  In my favorite cook book, Quick... Read more
Sometimes “selfishness” is a really good thing

Sometimes “selfishness” is a really good thing

Are you selfish to think of yourself first? I don’t think so. In fact, if you are sensitive, your health and happiness depend on your answer to this question. On Saturday mornings, my partner and I eat eggs and toast for breakfast. Then we drink tea, plan our... Read more