We need our own approval, not others’

One of our deepest needs is the approval of others. The very idea of “success”, whether big or small, is defined in terms of what others think of us. Managed well, seeking and receiving feedback is fundamental to our healthy growth as human beings, but the more power...

We’re not someone else’s other half. We’re our own person.

In all cultures and throughout history it seems that everyone has to find a partner. The rightness of this is such an assumption that we think it’s abnormal not to have one. Well, let’s look at it. On the upside, there is nothing more marvellous than having a dear...