carl rogers on relationship

carl rogers on relationship

I just had to share this quote from my homeboy, Carl Rogers (I’ve previously written about him, and how the most courageous choice we will make is to decide to trust and love and accept ourselves). “Perhaps I can discover and come closer to more of what I really...
inherent goodness and the playground of acceptance

inherent goodness and the playground of acceptance

I wrote about how the most courageous choice you can make is to trust in your own basic goodness. So how do we do that–trust in our own basic goodness? We work on this by un-peeling into deeper and deeper layers of acceptance of ourselves. Acceptance? That...
the most courageous choice you’ll ever make

the most courageous choice you’ll ever make

Oh Carl Rogers–what a sexy beast! Rogers was one of the founders of humanistic psychology, the branch of psychology that posits that humans are inherently good at their core (the ideal self), and that while they may find themselves thwarted along the way...
risk annihilation

risk annihilation

“I want my life to change.” Do you, really? It’s a blunt question, I know (so take it with a grain of gentleness). It’s an important thing to ask yourself: Do I really want to change, or am I saying that I want to change while really secretly deep down hoping that if...
she survived

she survived

Chances are good–very good–that someone reading these words right now feels lost. Alone. Broken. Without answers, a path, a guide. And without a doubt--everyone reading these words right now has felt that kind of lost, before. We all know what it means to...
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