Category: Honesty

Why can’t I ever seem to keep New Year’s Resolutions?

Abbey,Most of us do not keep our New Year’s Resolutions. Some of the reasons are that we list too many, we want to make a dramatic change, or we are not committed. Make only one resolution. Begin with a small change that is manageable. Finally, ask yourself if you are committed with your heart and…
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Should I tell my partner I don’t like the gift he gave me?

William, Be honest about not liking jewelry or gifts you receive. Believe me, I have been through this myself. Just sit down and tell the other person you love him or her, but this gift is not your taste. Your partner spent lots of money on a gift and wants it to be something you…
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How can I develop an honest relationship with my family?

Juliette, There are simple ways to help develop honesty in your family. Research continues to reveal the positive psychological virtues fostered by simply eating dinner together as a family. You create a forum for the cultivation of honesty and vulnerability when you take the time and commitment to celebrate food and share stories with each…
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What is dishonesty in the workplace?

James, Where dishonesty is part of the corporate culture, there will be significant negative costs associated with its practice in the workplace. You don’t have to embezzle $600 million to be dishonest at work. How about lying about what time you got to work? What about sneaking out for thirty minutes while at work or…
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How can I help promote honesty in the workplace?

Ava, Honesty in the workplace creates energy, creativity, and productivity. Any one of us who owns or manages companies knows what a treasure it is to have staff who live in the light of honesty. They bring life and energy into a company and become a beacon for other employees. Simple practices are an easy…
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What are the effects of truth and honesty?

Joanna, To be honest is to have integrity, to be genuine and sincere, incorruptible, good, heartfelt, and natural. You are created to live out these magnificent words in your everyday life, inhale and exhale them with every breath, pour them into your children, channel them into your career, prayers, and dreams. Speaking the truth has…
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Why should I be honest?

Noah,  Say something honest about yourself and then repeat it again. Now say something dishonest about yourself and repeat it. Do you notice a change not only in your emotions but also in your energy? When you are dishonest your eyes may blink, your blood pressure may change, and your heart may change its rhythm.…
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How can therapy help me live an honest life?

Julian, A fundamental element of psycho-therapeutic counseling is to discover the truth about the client’s or patient’s life. Different schools of psychology use various methods of discovery to aid the patients in disclosing the truth of their life. The counselor becomes the encourager or cheerleader as the patients explore their past and present life to uproot…
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How do 12-step programs promote honesty?

  Salena,  Twelve-step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and others, are founded in the requirement that one must believe that only a greater power of truth, your Higher Power, can restore one to sanity or health. The second step of the twelve-step program is “Come to believe that a Power greater than ourselves…
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How can religion or spirituality help me live a more honest life?

Anthony, We know what truth and honesty are, but we cannot always practice them on our own. Sometimes we have to ask for help from a Higher Power, God, religion, or various spiritual entities. We live in a diverse global world with our citizens practicing a wide variety of world religions. What do you know…
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