Are you taking good care of yourself? Have you ever taken good care of yourself? Superficially, this means paying attention to your needs, and actualizing them when possible. It means to be aware before becoming overwhelmed, and desist. It means feeling we are valuable and deserve kindness. It also means letting go of guilt and self-doubt. Flipping the situation 180 degrees towards others having difficulty with self-care, providing them with healthy self-confidence and kindness, often shifts our poor self-care. Compassion, whether towards ourself or towards others, is the best medicine, especially when imbued with wisdom.
Self-doubt and ridicule erode our happiness making us feel inadequate, anxious, and afraid. None of us are perfect. We all make mistakes as imperfect human beings wandering in samsara blown by the winds of karma […]
Self-care continues to be our home-work. It is the foundation for our inner home of love, compassion, kindness, and insight. From this base we are better prepared to help others. It all starts at home. […]