Last week was one of those weeks. It was a week when nothing felt easy. I was feeling twangy and jangly and out of tune. I felt cranky and a little pissed off with the world.
Fear of Failure
For a very long time I was terrified of failure. The motivating force in my life was striving for perfection. I was always working towards being the best daughter, student, employee, partner, etc. But the problem with being focused on perfection is that it means you don’t take risks. When you are focused on success, you try to limit the opportunities for failure.
Know Your Anger, Know Your feelings
When I work with people who don’t report feelings of anger, I usually ask about other emotions as well. They often report that they don’t feel angry, hurt, sad, embarrassed, etc. very often. They talk about wanting to avoid those “negative” emotions.
Is Anger a Real Emotion
In my experience, anger comes up when we are feeling an emotion we do not like. So in other words, we feel anger because we are feeling something else
Why “Love don’t fix nothin’ ”
So many times we are in a relationship with someone we truly love and we don’t understand why it’s not working.