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In Others’ Words: Living in Others’ Opinions

In Others’ Words: Living in Others’ Opinions

Do you believe in yourself? Or do you believe in what other say about you? Do you, as author L. M. Montgomery says, “live in other people’s opinions”? The thing about others’ opinions? You can get caught in a vortex of competing judgements, conflicting assessments, erroneous presumptions. And then who gets to decide which point of view about you is correct? And how do you d... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Compliments

“I can live for two months on a good compliment.” ~Mark Twain, American author & humorist Ah, compliments! For someone to take the time to say something encouraging. Something positive about you. To start a sentence with the words, “I like you because _____________” and then they fill in the blank with a reason. And you hug those words to yourself. Too often I shrug off... Read More »