Notes to Myself: My Struggle to Become a Person by Hugh Prather

By Hugh Prather

Interpreting Notes To Myself is a type of infrequent reports that comes just once in an exceptional while.  The editor who came upon the publication acknowledged, "When I first learn Prather's manuscript it was once past due at evening and that i was once drained, yet by the point i stopped it, I felt rested and alive.  Since then I've reread it repeatedly and it says much more to me now."  The ebook serves as a starting for the reader's exploration of his or her personal lifestyles and as a treasury of considerate and insightful reminders.

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1. 2. Tell what it was like to let go of judgment. Describe a recent situation in which you heard a negative judgment about yourself. What did you tell yourself? What feelings did your thoughts create? How did this affect your self-esteem? today’s affirmation Another person’s judgment does not change my self-worth. 51 14 your authentic self know this Your authentic self is who you are before you change things—thoughts, feelings, looks, or actions—because you think you have to. It is who you are before you are affected by external expectations or opinions.

For the whole town! He walked off the court and into the locker room, hoping to leave before anyone found him. As the rest of his team came in, they patted Jack on the back and congratulated him on a good game. “Don’t worry, we’ve got next year,” one said. But he could sense their disappointment. He hated himself for letting them down. He picked up his duffel bag without bothering to shower or change. He just had to get out of there. ” Coach put his arm around Jack’s shoulders and headed him toward the parking lot.

AS OF What I wear to school AS OF What I wear outside of school AS OF What I eat for lunch AS OF What I do on weekends AS OF Who my friends are AS OF What I do during the summer AS OF What I read AS OF What music I listen to AS OF How I spend my money Describe what you would do differently regarding these activities if you were acting only from your authentic self. 54 activity 14 Q your authentic self now try this Place a check mark next to any of these words that you think describes you. Then circle those that describe you when you are being your authentic self.

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