How being bitter only poisons you

I love that quote by Nelson Mandela because we are capable of creating our own prisons if we’re not careful with our feelings. If we hold on to bitterness and hatred then we will be imprisoned in our own mind, unable to achieve the freedom that we deserve. I get it. When you’ve been hurt […]

5 key differences between anger and bitterness

Do you know the difference between anger and bitterness? A lot of people don’t because the two are so closely related to each other that things get a little confusing. Two weeks ago I wrote all about anger. I said anger was a short-lived reaction while bitterness was a sustained feeling. In this post I want to […]

Further proof that the effects of bullying last

A new study came out this month that’s been getting a lot of attention in the bullying world. This is because it’s the first study to show that the effects of childhood bullying can last well into adulthood. A previous study published earlier this year, which I referred to in the post “Why do people […]

How to deal with anger when you’ve been wronged

In the previous post I talked about why wanting revenge is stupid. I also mentioned how revenge and anger tend to go hand-in-hand, so I wanted to follow-up that post with a post about anger. According to Dictionary.com anger is defined as: A strong feeling of displeasure and belligerence aroused by a wrong; wrath; ire. […]

Why wanting revenge is stupid

I used the quote above not only because it is so true, but because living well is what it is really all about. I call wanting revenge stupid because it actually holds you back and prevents you from moving on and living well. It is said that revenge is a dish best served cold; well […]