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How to Find Your Confidence

''Confidence is a belief in oneself, the conviction that one has the ability to meet life's challenges and to succeed—and the willingness to act accordingly. Being confident requires a realistic sense of one’s capabilities and feeling secure in that knowledge.'' Michael Corthell Feeling inferior is often the result of various contributing factors that intertwine to create a profound impact. The combined influence of verbal, physical, and emotional abuse, coupled with inherent predispositions, can lead to enduring psychological consequences. These experiences can inflict deep wounds upon an individual, distorting their thoughts and instilling a belief that they are unworthy compared to others. Nevertheless, it is crucial to recognize that it is possible to halt and, indeed, reverse this pervasive sense of inferiority. By taking proactive steps and embracing personal growth, one can gradually regain self-worth and cultivate a positive self-perception. To ov

Love's Mirror

“Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone - and finding that that's ok with them.” ― Alain de Botton In a committed, loving and intimate relationship two hearts grow together and wrap themselves around each other, so that they spiritually make one heart with one common thought. That's why separation is is so painful. “The opposite of Loneliness is not Togetherness , It's Intimacy” ― Richard Bach

The Art of Asking

by Michael Corthell Sometimes we need to ask for something. Sometimes we do not. Knowing the difference is all important. How do we ask for what we want and get it? There seems to be a kind of art behind getting what we want — some people seem to have a magic wand. They seem to always get what they want. Are they magicians?  What's going on? What are they doing that other people aren't? How do they ask for what they want and seem to succeed every time? ''If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.'' — James 1:5 The art of asking: Know exactly what it is you want. This obvious question is often overlooked. Take the time to learn, figure out, or discover what you want. Once you know what you want it’s much easier to ask for it. Make sure, ask yourself why? If you don’t want it at the heart of your being, ask yourself why you’re asking. If you do want i