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Sense of Self Worth

We All Have Buddha Nature: Uncover Yours

Tara Brach | Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

While all humans feel ashamed of weakness and afraid of rejection, our Western culture is a breeding ground for the kind of shame and self-hatred the Dalai Lama couldn't comprehend.

Some Perspective: The Buddha Had Flaws, Too

Tara Brach | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Our most habitual and compelling feelings and thoughts define the core of who we think we are. If we are caught in the trance of unworthiness, we experience that core as flawed.

Just Because You're You

Mike Robbins | Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

At the deepest level, we're valuable as human beings just because we're us -- not because of what we do, how we look, what people think of us, or what we produce or accomplish.

How The New Definition Of Success Affects Our Sense Of Meaning

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carlo Strenger

Our culture, addicted to global success stories, is making it increasingly difficult for the overwhelming majority of people who make a decent living through hard work, but do not belong to the global ruling class, to feel that they matter.