Carl Rogers

Personal Growth – When Is It Enough?

Mary thinks she'd be happy if she could just change her weight, her looks and her job. Sean believes that he's an okay person except for certain personality traits, such as anxiety, impatience and his quick temper. Yolanda's shelves are bulging with self-improvement books; she's read them all but she still hates herself. Who among us doesn't believe that with a little tweaking, we could be just right–self-realized, self-actualized and self-helped to just short of perfection? But the problem for many of us is that the books, self-improvement tips and positive affirmations fail to make us any happier.… Read more...