Wishing to be ‘normal’

There's personality traits that I used to want to have more than anything, (like: extraversion, sociable, fun-loving, care-free, laid-back, out-going). I was very jealous of the people who had these traits, because I was so insecure about my traits. That insecurity gets triggered every time I see or meet someone with those traits I desired. [...]

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Don’t let thoughts make you their bitch.

Just because thoughts appear in our awareness, it doesn't mean we have to do what they say. We don't have to listen to thoughts, or engage with them or believe them. We can instead just see them happen, not judge them, not try to get away from them, or fight them, and not follow them [...]

Dreams can teach us about ourselves

In my view, dreams can often have very powerful and meaningful symbolic messages that can inform us about what's going on inside us and in our lives. But most people I know don't seem to realise this. We can learn about ourselves and grow, thanks to these messages (from our subconscious?). Everything in those kinds [...]