Daily Thought

Most criticism is probably based, at least in part, on some truths. Criticism may appear negative. But, through criticism we have the opportunity to learn and improve from their suggestions.  Source: “Seven Effective Ways for Dealing With Criticism,” LifeHack.org

Daily Thought

Nobody likes being criticized, but unfortunately, it is a fact of life. To be able to respond to criticism with nobility and detachment is an important life skill, which few people have. Hence it is best to wait a little before responding. If we respond with feelings of anger or injured pride we will soon regret it. If we wait patiently it can enable us to reflect in a calmer way.  Source: “Seven Effective Ways for Dealing With Criticism,” LifeHack.org

Daily Thought

“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”  Source: Nokola Telsa, physicist, supergenius

Daily Thought

“Our subconscious mind contains the blueprint for our lives.  It’s running the show based on the unfiltered information it gathered when we were kids, otherwise known as our “beliefs.'”

Sunday’s Saying

“When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.”  Anthony Robbins

Case Close…. Temporarily

The social worker from Administration from Children Services (ACS) kept calling. She was eager to close the case and get the file with the allegations from the rage-fueled off her desk.  (See: Are All Fathers Created Equal? Not Really)

I was happy my nightmare was coming to an end but irked that taxpayer money was spent investigating me when somewhere there was a child locked in a closet or being denied food. Every year in New York another child makes headlines for dying at the hands of his parents. The common thread running through all these cases is that there was horrific abuse that occurred over a prolonged period because ACS dropped the ball.

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Daily Thought

“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.”
  Kristen Neff