When I asked this question on Twitter last night …
… I knew that some people would respond that being proud was not a good thing, while others would happily cite family members and their own accomplishments.
The definition of “proud” reflects this dichotomy:
Last week in a therapy group, I invited people to brag about themselves and, similarly, some people easily described what they were proud of and others struggled with that.
I think that many of us have been taught that pride is a sin and I’m proud of the fact that I’ve helped people realize that it is not a sin, but rather a healthy connection with one’s own self worth.
I’m proud that I wrote the above quickly with minimal rewriting and I’m proud that I’ve gathered all these images for you today:
The Daily Bitch seems proud about her relationship with cheese.
Here’s what I find on YouTube when I search for “proud.”
What something you’re proud of?
I’m proud that I have so many wonderful people in my life, including YOU.