self esteem

Walter Mitty Learns to Love His Life

May 30, 2014

Rather than appreciate the joys and challenges of his work managing film negatives for Life magazine, ask a woman he likes out on a date, go on adventures, or stick up for himself when insulted or mistreated, Mitty frequently “zones out” and vividly imagines himself doing heroic things and going. . . Continue »

The Posture of Self-Esteem

August 9, 2012

Observe the posture of the figures painted by Bryan Larson. His figures have relatively straight backs and necks, with shoulders rolled back rather than forward. They project self-confidence and an eagerness to achieve and live. That sort of posture was common in early America (and remains common in parts of. . . Continue »