Tag Archives: self-development

Self-control & Self-development

Acquiring the skills necessary for successful emotion regulation constitutes a profound developmental achievement. By adulthood, however, emotion regulation is no longer simply desirable, it is absolutely necessary for daily functioning.1

Discriminate vs Indiscriminate Living

Intelligent, healthy self-control is a mark of human maturity.Read More ›

Self-respect, Self-confidence

Self-confidence and self-respect are indispensable qualities in human life. Without them life seems dull, oppressive, or threatening; and we lack the initiative and enthusiasm to fulfill our potential. Although different, these two qualities are inextricably linked.


To understand self-respect we canRead More ›

Hit Me Again: The Value of Being Offended

The feeling of being offended or hurt by another's opinions, beliefs, or values is something we can all identify with. It's an unsettling and unpleasant experience, and rarely leads to healthy or appropriate responses. However with just a little intellectual training,Read More ›

Happiness & Higher Values

Throughout life, humans seek pleasure, peace, satisfaction. All of our activities target an inner sense of completion and contentment, of being in harmony with circumstances and oneself. However, observation of our own experiences reveals that the sense of contentment and harmonyRead More ›