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Victimhood

The Fear of Failure

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld

To fail without trying is less painful than to put all of yourself into a particular goal and still come up short. Yet, we know that success does not come easy. It requires commitment, dedication, grit, determination, resourcefulness and confidence.

Sin, Guilt, and Psychology: What I Wish All Pastors Knew

Derek Flood | Posted 05.03.2014 | Religion
Derek Flood

We have come to associate guilt today with negative ideas like "guilt-trips," and with feelings of shame. As a result, when the subject of guilt and sin are brought up, our defensive walls go up, too.

How To Deal With A Victim Mentality

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Whether you're confronting someone with a "victim" mentality or transforming your own negativity, being empathic is vital. Elevating you to the realm of the heart, empathy allows you to non-defensively understand, even have mercy on antagonizers.

The Wizard of Ah-Ha's: How to Never Be a Victim Again!

Derek Rydall | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Derek Rydall

Whatever's missing is what you're not giving, because everything is already within you. This is one of the greatest truths ever revealed by the master teachers throughout the ages. But simply knowing this truth isn't enough. We must consciously activate and participate in it.

Why Americans Dismiss Sin

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 12.20.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Fresh from the jarring experience of Yom Kippur prayer, I find myself wishing that we would struggle with sin more than we do.

Are You A Victim Of A Victim Mentality?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 08.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Going from victim to survivor has to be a conscious choice, because often, as we suffer through "victimhood," we rarely realize we're doing it.

Do You Have 'Victim Mentality'? What To Do About It

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

If you have a victim mentality -- in other words, if you feel powerless to affect your circumstances -- you are likely to feel that the world is "doing it" to you and that there is nothing you can do about it.

Seeing Adversity As Happening For Us, Not To Us

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

With a willingness to ask ourselves why things are happening for us (and not to us), we can liberate ourselves from victimhood in a beautiful and powerful way.

Are You Victimizing Yourself?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Self-imposed victimization, begins after the fact, when you continue to blame or bemoan the circumstances and therefore give up doing what you can to improve.

When Did We Become A Nation Of Victims?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The vital question moving forward has less to do with what happened and whom you can find to blame, and more to do with what you can do now that something has happened to you.