The ability to handle pain or discomfort is a combination of many factors such as; Perception, Upbringing, Experience, Sincerity, and Expectations. By perception, I mean how people interpret events of their lives. If you perceive an event to be bad or that it should not have happened, you may have
I wrote in a previous article that there is no difference between December and January. People in ancient times never keep calendars, yet they were able to take note of changes in days, months, and years by observation. They observed that it takes about 24 hours for the earth to
One of the questions people ask is, “If I am in a state of shame, misery and hopelessness, how can I turn it around?”
Acceptance is a state of non-resistance. It is coming to terms with what ‘is’. Do not try to deny it, like you are in a trance or something. Do not blame yourself like it was all your fault; like you could have done something to prevent it from happening.
“…The hurt is there. It’s how we handle it that makes the difference.”
According to WHO, one person dies every 40 seconds due to suicide; this amounts to about 800,000 deaths annually. Another report also shows that men are three times more likely to attempt suicide than women. There have been debates whether it is a mental illness, a morally wrong action, or
Pain and suffering are all around us. In the news, on the streets, and in our daily interactions, we see people everywhere suffering. One of the questions religious folks are asking is: If God truly exists, why will He allow me to go through so much pain? Why does God
Yes, life often gets really tough. There comes a season of life when it seems you don’t know how to do anything, or it just seems things don’t go as expected. In this phase, you may be lacking in opportunities to add value to humanity (e.g. being jobless, broke), or
“People Are Our Most Valued Asset”. How often do you hear this statement? Trust virtually everywhere you go. Every organization loves to appear to the outside world that they believe in, invest in and take proper care of people within it. But in reality, what they do is the reverse.
It is all an employers’ world! We now live at a point in human history when the demand for job is far ahead than the market can supply. The governments of many nations are not providing an encouraging environment for their people to venture into businesses. For example, in my
One of the greatest desires of humans is the need to feel loved, to feel accepted by others. Another need so closely knitted is the need to feel needed. When people don’t feel needed, they develop a low or negative self-image, and consequently, self-esteem of themselves. They begin to feel