Beyond the Reading

Beyond the Reading: Empathy & Self-Expression

In yesterday's reading, we were provided the simple (yet difficult to execute) message of using empathy as an opportunity for our own self-expression. In Raise Self Esteem with the Lifeblood of Empathy, Bolton (2009) refers to empathy as lifeblood. When someone takes the time and effort to understand our emotions, to understand our side of… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Empathy & Self-Expression

Beyond the Reading

Beyond the Reading: Choosing to Forgive

Today's reading encourages us to use self-reflection in aiding us to forgive and let go, so that we can be excited about things in our life again. Forgiveness is encouraged, taught, regaled, and mentioned frequently throughout our lives. We are taught about forgiveness at a young age to the point where some people expect it.… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Choosing to Forgive