Love and compassion start at home. If we are too hard on ourselves we will likely be too hard on others. If we are gentle and loving towards ourselves we will likely be the same to others. If we have too high expectations for ourselves we will likely have too high expectations for others. Give yourself a break – you deserve it.
Our default position whenever possible is forgiveness and gratitude. Forgiveness counters arrogance and ego. This moves us towards insight and wisdom. Gratitude opens our heart to compassion. Wisdom and compassion lead to the two bodies […]
Being kind to ourselves is crucial; self-kindness radiates out naturally as kindness to others. There is a deeper recognition here. We are all actually connected in more and deeper ways than we realize. We are […]