Always be gentle with yourself. Especially now during the greatest challenges we’ve ever faced in our lives with this pandemic, be gentle with yourself. When you find yourself being self-critical, back off and soften. When you find you are undercutting yourself, remember this attitude is not fair. You deserve better. When you are feeling sorry for yourself, take a few slow deep breaths. Remember you are alive. Remember, not just you, but many others also are feeling sorry for themselves. Now more than ever we need to take good care of ourselves. We need to be gentle with ourself. We need to be gentle with others. Even if we are physically isolated, we can still from the heart be connected in community.
Fear and panic due to the coronavirus pandemic only compounds the problem. It doesn’t help. Vigilance is required. Frequent hand washing is very important. Social distancing from 3 to 6 feet is also important. If […]
These are very difficult times. Many of us are feeling sorry for ourselves, and beating ourselves up. We may be feeling lonely and “not good or strong enough.” We may be feeling scared about the […]