Hi Spirit Junkies! The topic of compassion has been very present in my own life recently. How do we learn to be compassionate?
We talk about compassion a lot. We throw around the term, especially when we talk about compassion toward ourselves. Many of us know how to be compassionate toward others, and that is a beautiful thing — never stop making that a priority.
But what does it mean to be compassionate toward YOURSELF? How can you practice self-compassion in your own daily experiences?
I’ve always thought of compassion as something we give to someone else. But I hadn’t thought about showing myself compassion. I’ve been talking about it for years, but only now have I begun to fully understand it, integrate it in my life and incorporate it into my own practice.
I’ve been working with a teacher who is showing me how to be compassionate toward myself every day. She’s shown me exactly what to do when I witness myself stuck in old stories or patterns, or if I’m triggered or wounded. It’s a very simple practice that has enormous impact. It immediately restores a sense of peace.
See how to treat yourself with compassion by watching this week’s video. And please share your comments and thoughts with me! This is a big topic and one that is relevant to every single one of us. Watch the video and then leave a note below. I hope this serves you.
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