When we get exhausted and overwhelmed, take a deep breath. Even take 12 breaths of 9-round breathing. Remember the big picture. Be kind to yourself and give yourself credit, but don’t overdo it. Feel happy to be alive. This is very precious and often forgotten. Yes we have obstacles, but also opportunities. Be kind and gentle yet firm standing up to teasing, bullying, and dishonesty. Life becomes meaningful even when outside things are crumbling.
Are you gentle with yourself? Most of us find it difficult. Many of us are overachievers and set the expectation bar for ourself very high. When we don’t reach it we beat ourself up, again […]
Giving material goods is one form of generosity, but one can extend an attitude of generosity into all one’s behavior. Being kind, attentive, and honest in dealing with others, offering praise where it is due, […]