The Raider Wire

When we learn not to compare ourselves with others, we free up the time and the space to focus on ourselves and think about how we can improve as individuals.

A Lesson in Comparing Yourself

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer March 16, 2015

“I’m not good enough.”  That one, crippling thought often plagues my mind, popping up unannounced, like weeds shooting through a patch of vivid dandelions.  This happens every time I try to write...

Expectations can be healthy or crushing. Obsessive thought and restricting criticism can engage someone to completely shut down. Letting go of control is freeing. I have realized that striving to be the best me is the greatest thing I can do.

Released

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer December 19, 2014

I gasped for air, realizing that there were two hands around my neck, clenching, pulsing. They would squeeze so tight sometimes. Sometimes they would squeeze so tightly that I realized there was no open...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Expectations