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 create tension, anxiety, stress, and fear, the last things we need. During some quiet time recognize these hurts stuffed away deep inside us. Observe muscle tension, emotional defensiveness, and feeling blocked. Start liberating them, imagining throwing handfuls of flowers to the wind. The more convinced we are that these are harmful, the easier it is to let go. This is not a question of who is right and who is wrong. It is good self-care and self-compassion.
The deepest self-compassion is wisdom. It gets to the heart of the matter – all our dissatisfaction and difficulties. Wisdom is basically nonattachment. There are many levels of nonattachment, like peeling an onion. 1000 years […]
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. […]