Week – #19 Self-Control Requires a ‘Self’ Awareness

Leadership Without Being in Charge

This week I am looking for self-control.  I see lots of control and not much self.

If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will acceptmyselfhave betrayed yourself. – Rollo May

Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself. – Soren Kierkegaard

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. – Friedrich Nietzsche

beabeginnerfirst“Self” is sometimes called the ‘ego’ and sometimes another reference to ones ‘soul’ and for the most part we are taught to be self-conscious and suspect of anyone who pays too much attention to themselves.

Self-control may be another habit we acquire along the way accidentally on…

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