How overcoming my limiting beliefs about the value and importance of teamwork helped me grow as a human being and an artist.
Tag: self awareness
Why I’m Not Writing Any More Self-Help Books
Writing a book about self-awareness has helped me become more aware of myself. I am stunned and humbled by this. I am doing what I now feel is right.
The Price of Approval-Seeking: Thoughts on Freedom, Conformity, and Flip-Flops
Approval never paid my bills, and it never made me happy. If the absence of approval is the only price of freedom, then it’s a price I’m willing to pay.
The Doormat and the Control Freak: Healing With Solitude
How solitude has helped me think for myself around other people instead of alternating between being a people-pleasing doormat and a control-hungry rebel.
Reintegrating the Forgotten Pieces of Myself
I am slowly reassembling the pieces of myself I broke off to match some external idea of what it means to be spiritual, to be healthy, to be self-loving.
Self-Discovery Is a Kind of Self-Respect
We all misunderstand ourselves in some way. Learning to look at what’s within us with curiosity instead of judgment is a kind of self-respect.
The Art of Giving More to People Who Think They Deserve Less
How kindness can help us interrupt other people’s patterns of unworthiness and help them reach for self-love.
There is a Lesson in Every Bit of Irritation—Especially in Brooding
I felt annoyed by a yoga teacher and brooded—for hours! This is how I found peace, cultivated self-awareness, and learned a valuable lesson from the situation.
Best TED Talks for the Journey of Self-Discovery
These 14 TED talks about self-discovery, self-love, and happiness helped me during one of the most difficult times of my life.
A Birthday Without Disappointment
For most of my life, birthdays were a source of disappointment. I thought it was because of other people. I was so wrong.