from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Self-confidence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Faith in one's self; self-reliance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Trust or faith in one's self; self-reliance.
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"Dolphin Skull" the third long poem, began with studying the psychoanalytic sketches of Jackson Pollock and using their field as the jumping off point for my own self-trust.
Needless to say, this took an enormous amount of courage, self-discipline and self-trust.
Every time we lie or break an agreement, we deplete our self-trust, self-respect and self-understanding.
Mostly, ready is an inner state of self-trust and not an absence of doubt or fear.
May he learn the lessons of humility, integrity, and responsibility and earn back his self-respect and self-trust and perhaps someday, that of his loved ones.
I personally find the freedom of choice exhilarating, but that comes from the sense of self-trust that can be enjoyed only when we get past the self-hatred that suspicion of self tends to instill in us.
Buddhism, considered a philosophy rather than a religion per se, teaches moderation, acceptance, the inevitability of change, and self-trust.
Therefore, I prayerfully intend that regardless of the edicts being issued and deceit being perpetuated, individuals will continue seeking and finding - participating in spiritual programs, partaking of spiritual services and acquiring products that promote personal authenticity, self-trust, freedom of expression, self-empowerment and co-creative collaboration.
The experience of being overwhelmed mostly comes from a fear of the unknown, lack of self-trust, and not being fully present.
I have found in my personal work and work with others that this is an extension of a lack of self-trust.