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. Helping others has vast implications. It not only helps others, but is the best medicine for caring for ourself. We move beyond empathy to compassion. Beyond being too close and adopting others’ pain, to a half step back emotionally, while keeping our heart open. Not only does this protect us from empathy fatigue, it also increases our perspective to make better decisions and help more effectively.
Set our priorities for 2019
t is a good time of year to reflect on our year and begin to set our priorities for 2019. An important part of the mix is self-care. The better we take care of ourselves, […]
During this extremely challenging year for many of us
During this extremely challenging year for many of us, we’ve built up an inventory of many hurts, both big and small. Now at the end of 2020, it is time to let them go. They […]
Are you taking good care of yourself?
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 […]