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The 2 Things I Stopped Saying

Michael Brooks Jr. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Brooks Jr.

Our society loves success, but even more we love failure. Infrequently do we admire, or even talk about, what happens in between.

Stop Saying the Word 'Should'

Hannah Braime | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Braime

I've been on a quest to replace my "should" with alternative vocabulary that is healthier and more accepting -- both of myself and of other people. The longer I'm on this quest, the more I realize the damage the word "should" does to our self-relationship and our relationships with others.

Stop 'Shoulding' Yourself: How To Rid Imaginary Obligations

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

What are we afraid will happen if we stop "shoulding" all over ourselves? We have been taught, mistakenly, that if we don't "should" ourselves into action, we will become like those giant sloths that hang on trees -- inert. If not controlled, we would be unkind, ungrateful, un-generous, unproductive and every other "un" you can think of.

Stop 'Should-ing' On Yourself

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

When we stop "should-ing" on ourselves, we're less motivated by guilt, fear, and shame and can choose to be inspired by authentic desire, commitment, and freedom.

Maybe You Should Have

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 07.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

We have so many shoulds. And shouldn'ts. Life shouldn't be this. People shouldn't do that. I should never have. You fill in your own blanks.