Do you know Dr. Masaru Emoto of Japan? Years ago he published a collection of photographs he took of ice water crystals.
The astonishing point of his research about ice water crystals was that water can change the structures of the crystals. He found out that water reacts on what his team was vocalizing to the water shortly before making the photographs.
The results are stupendous! On different water glasses he attached paper with words like “love” or “gratefulness”. He froze the water and made photographs of the crystals. He revealed the most beautiful crystals one can imagine. An equally astounding fact was that the crystals, as result of words like “pain”, were so ugly that one almost feels the pain of the water.
Some cities undergo a massive construction boom in the form of urban renovation projects.
Madrid in Spain is one of these cities. Recently, after more than five years of construction in this beautiful city, planners were able to declare the projects complete. The renovation project included rerouting traffic underground so that the city’s center was opened for pedestrians.
With its renewed appearance Madrid gives esteem towards its citizens and tourists. On the other hand, the city receives esteem from the people who enjoy the beautiful plazas, facades and a great open atmosphere.
What is it about success that makes everybody want to have it?
Let’s take a look at the moments in our life where we experienced success. It can be success in our job, in a relationship, in hobby or sport – wherever we achieved success it was just a great feeling. We want to repeat it as often as possible.
In our search for this repeat-craving life moment we ask ourselves: what positive feeling do we exactly experience when we achieve success?
It’s no accident that Gandhi’s birthday – he was born October 2, 1869 – is celebrated at the same time as the International Day of Non-Violence. Through his non-violent actions Gandhi set an important example for the whole world and will always be remembered as an inspiring and esteemful personality.
Gandhi demonstrated that if we want to create something positive we have to take positive actions. Because he wanted to create peace and freedom for his country, he led others with his peaceful actions.
According to a new study researchers found that when mothers look at their babies it activates certain parts of the brain known to be activated by other positive acts such as finding food or a mate. Researchers call this an “evolutionary survival” effect. Most mothers admit that seeing their smiling babies has an addictive effect on them. They want to see it over and over again because it makes them happy.
It’s great that science can prove this connection between happy motherhood and smiling babies. Smiles are important to every age though.
In Wikipedia I read that self-esteem encompasses beliefs, emotions and behavior, it comprises our whole personality.
Self-esteem doesn’t depend on external actions or experiences. Contrarily, it is the manner of handling external actions. How you act, how you think, how you feel, every move of your personality is an expression of your self-esteem.
I like the picture of having self-esteem in each cell of our body. It makes self-esteem corporal and mental at the same time. With all our cells we live and express self-esteem. Everybody should have a highly developed self-esteem.
Prior to the opening to the 2008 session the Australian parliament apologized to the Aborigines for past assimilation policies. “We apologize for the laws and policies of successive parliaments and governments that have inflicted profound grief, suffering and loss on these our fellow Australians.”
“For the pain, suffering and hurt of these Stolen Generations, their descendants and for their families left behind, we say sorry,” it says. “And for the indignity and degradation thus inflicted upon a proud people and proud culture, we say sorry.”
Quotes about esteem are actually more rare than quotes about anything else. Nevertheless we found 25 quotes on love and esteem from prominent people all over the world coming from politics, arts, science, religion and philosophy.
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