Tag Archives: Integrity

Integrity and Self-Esteem

Integrity and self-EsteemIntegrity and Self-Esteem

Are you living with integrity? Do you want to improve the way you view yourself? It is amazing how often our behaviors differ from our most cherished values and beliefs. We may value honesty, yet lie to a friend or spouse because we are shameful about a particular behavior. We may believe that exercise is important, but sit on the coach hour after hour watching television. Continue reading

Inspiration for Today


Today I will live with integrity.

Today I will reflect on what it is that I truly value.

Today I will make an effort to make my actions match my values and beliefs.

Today I will remind myself that living with integrity brings peace of mind.

Today I will not dwell on mistakes that I have made in the past, but I will acknowledge the lessons that I have learned.

Today I will open my eyes to the good things that surround me.

Today I will pause long enough to appreciate today.

Honesty is the Best Policy

Written by Kristin Barton Cuthriell, M.Ed, MSW, LCSW

 Live with integrity:  Make sure your behaviors match your values.  Recently I wrote a post, Every Behavior Has a Consequence, and in that post I said the following:  When you choose to lie, you choose to be doubted.  Do you want to be doubted?

Think about that for a moment.  No one wants to be doubted, but how many people are always truthful?  Some, yes.  All, no.

We all make mistakes; it is part of being human.  But when we do, how do we handle it?  Do we handle it will integrity?  Do we handle it with courage?  Do we admit it?  Do we apologize?  What do we do? Continue reading