What about self-compassion? In our modern stressful world filled with anxieties and fears, insecurity often tags along. Sometimes insecurity fuels anxiety and fear. Sometimes anxiety and fear fuels insecurity. Self-compassion becomes very important. If we cannot take care of ourself, how we take care of others? But if we stop there and do not extend our compassion to others it becomes a rather selfish and lonely existence. So, we must practice both. Self-compassion and compassion towards others inform and strengthen each other. Another perspective is that when we practice compassion towards others, we include ourself among “others.” Regardless of how we think of this, please love yourself unconditionally and love others unconditionally.
The more we forgive the more we feel grateful. The more we feel grateful the more we forgive. These two — forgiveness and gratitude — are mutually supportive. They set the tone for the day […]
Uncertainty easily turns into fear. Fear can be specific, or generalized, stirring up old emotions. Either way, fear makes us feel anxious, angry, and depressed. There is so much collective fear these days, even though […]