How to Climb Up the Ladder of Healing and Growth (Digest)

Note: This is a digest version of a longer essay. — Continuing my exploration of our emotional nature, I am expanding upon a system defined by Elisabeth and Jerry Hicks from their book “Ask and It Is Given.”  It is called Emotional Guidance Scale. This is an excellent tool in …

How to Climb Up the Ladder of Healing and Growth

In any journey, it’s nice to have a map. Healing and growth is no exception. In this essay I employ a system of classifying your emotions, to help you see where you are in your journey and what’s next in your evolution. In a hurry? Read the digest version. — …

Congratulations! You Failed.

Failures and mistakes bum us out.  It’s worse when you know it’s your own fault. How do you react? Do you beat yourself up? I know I used to.  I would punish myself for mistakes.  I would take away treats and rewards, saying “You don’t deserve that, Ari.” It’s as …

How to Apply Process-Oriented Principles in Real Life (Digest)

Note: This is a digest version of a longer essay on goal-setting, the final installment in a 4-part series.  And here’s the previous installment in this series. — In reality, we can’t live on process-oriented goals alone. We set little and big goals everyday, without even being aware that we …