Is Being Part Of The “Group” Hurting You (or helping?)

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Fitting in and belonging to a group can be a great source of other-dependent esteem for the group members. The other-dependent esteem provided by the group can feel just like self-dependent esteem. There is a difference though. Other-dependent esteem belongs to the group while self-dependent esteem belongs to you. Other-dependent esteem provided by the group […]

Are You Stressing Yourself Out To ‘Fit In?’

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Since not everyone who encounters the boss is stressed-out, it cannot be he who is causing the stress. So what is it that causes your stress when you encounter him? It has to be something else—and it is. The way you think about him makes you stressed-out and nothing else. Notice your thoughts and see […]