Posted on June 21, 2010 12:00:00am, by Gerrianne Clare
Years ago I read a book - "How to be your own best friend". I do not remember the author but I do remember how the concept intrigued me. It is amazing how often I would speak to myself in a way I would not speak to my enemies let alone a best friend. Our mind chatter or inner critic that dwells within can be very abusive. How about you? Do you have an inner critic that likes to tell you what more you should have done or could have done if only you were more committed, more enlightened, more organized etc.
How often do you give yourself a pat on the back, tell yourself you did a good job, or sing your praises to others? If you are like most of my clients, you never or rarely give yourself any acknowledgement for a job well done. Do you suffer from the "not enough" syndrome? What this means is, no matter how hard you work or how good you are, you will never be enough, do enough or have enough to feel good enou
Posted on June 16, 2010 12:00:00am, by Gerrianne Clare
How often do you reveal your true self to the world?
The inner dialogue that many people have is “if people really know who I am, what I am thinking and what I am feeling, they would not like me”. This is called “imposter syndrome”. We feel like imposters in our lives because the way we present ourselves to the world has to look a certain way but is not really who we are. We fear that if our true nature were revealed we would be ridiculed or ignored.
Posted on June 10, 2010 12:00:00am, by Gerrianne Clare
If you are like most parents you want to guide your children into being happy, well adjusted, responsible adults.
There is a way to meet your goals of being an effective, clear parent and not feel tortured on the inside by the decisions you make and the expectations that you have.
Posted on June 9, 2010 12:00:00am, by Gerrianne Clare
When you look at your whole life, do you feel you need a major overhaul or just need a minor tune up?