This is a re-blog but I can identify with every bit of it
Pride can be a good thing. Pride motivates us to do well, become better, reach higher.
Pride keeps me as independent as I can be. It pushes me to be strong and try harder. It keeps me exercising, eating, taking on and finishing projects, going to doctor appointments, taking medicine, doing what I can to help myself each day.
Pride is positive when others are proud of us. I don’t think we ever outgrow the desire for others to be proud of us. It’s rewarding to see and feel the approval of those who love us when we have accomplished things, and it is richly satisfying to hear someone say the words “I’m proud of you.”
Pride is positive when we are proud of others. We celebrate physical milestones of babies when they learn to crawl, stand and walk. It’s almost impossible not to cheer and applaud such victories. When kids are young, we…
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