Monday, July 06, 2009

More about connectedness

All too often I find myself in conversations with people who think that berating themselves is a good motivator or that self-loathing is somehow a mark of humility. Not so! Not so! And, therefore, you can understand why I was so delighted to find the following:

Believing in yourself is not just for you; it's for every person who has touched your life in a significant way and for every person your life will touch the same way five minutes from now, or five centuries from now.

-- Jaye Miller

4 comments:

  1. Nice comments and quote.

    Self-loathing - I want to shake someone when I hear them berating themselves! It's a habit I had in my young adulthood - I changed a lot of things about my surroundings and my associations and found that the self-loathing went away - huh, mysterious, not really:)

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  2. Yes, it annoys me too, Sunrise!

    I wonder if people would do it so much if they really realized how very unattractive it is.

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