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Do we spend our lives trying to validate ourselves or to develop ourselves? The answer could very well explain why mediocrity might outweigh meaning in our lives, or why the super talented may not reach their full potential.
At the blog Heroes not Zombies by Bob Leckridge, he writes a post, “Two mindsets - Fixed [...]

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Think back if you will to a time you felt the most supported and loved. It doesn’t matter where or when, or if it was a real moment in time or imagined.

How did it feel to be so accepted for who and what you are?
Where you able to breathe easier and relax your muscles and [...]

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Mythic heroes in our culture often have their beginnings in obscurity or adversity. Their awakening — be it Luke Skywalker becoming a Jedi or Harry Potter becoming a powerful wizard — fascinates us and keeps us coming back for more. Just look at some recent movies about heroes:

Hancock awakens from a drunken pity party of [...]

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How many times have you heard this phrase in movies or real life, “Just be yourself, and you will be OK”? Following such advice isn’t easy for people who suffer from insecurity. Their past may be filled with moments when “just being yourself” got them into trouble or was never allowed.
Lack of confidence doesn’t just [...]

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In previous posts, I discussed five sources of insecurity stemming from our past and the messages those events can leave us with for a lifetime. In my last post, I wrote about overcoming Adversity as a source of insecurity. Another of those sources is a Lack of Stability, which can leave us with a life [...]

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