Tag Archive: acknowledgement

Jul 21

Accepting compliments

Recently I spent an afternoon with someone who said this to me several times: “I can’t compliment you or you’ll get a big head.”

Hunh.  That took me a minute or five to digest.  What does that mean?

Eventually I realized that what he was saying had nothing to do with me — I’m pretty …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.leahcarey.com/themiraclejournal/2011/07/21/accepting-compliments/

Mar 21

The miracle of accepting what is

For the last week or so, I’ve been feeling pretty unmotivated and I’ve been extremely hard on myself about it. In general, I’m someone who thrives on being productive and moving forward with my passions. That’s what makes these periods of inactivity particularly difficult – I feel like I’m being lazy and I’m letting myself …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.leahcarey.com/themiraclejournal/2011/03/21/the-miracle-of-accepting-what-is/