Category Archives: Character

Emotional Stability

If this were a modern-day story, we could expect to see it featured in a Lifetime Movie of the Week culminating with Leah finally reaching her breaking point, lashing out and killing everyone in sight. And we might actually feel empathy for her… Continue reading

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To Thine Own Self Be True

I’ve been thinking about Shakespeare’s “to thine own self be true.” The complete quote is: To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man… It’s … Continue reading

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Can Emotions Be Controlled?

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” This could have been said by someone struggling with mood swings! How many of us have not experienced something similar? We’re in a good mood—maybe even enjoying “the best of times”—when someone says something hurtful to us or we hear that someone has said something hurtful about us, and instantly, we spiral into the throes of despair—the worst of times. Continue reading

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