For a long time, I used to be calculating with how and when I would give or share my love, energy and attention. “What about my needs?” would inevitably creep in to my otherwise genuinely generous state of mind, degrading and demoting a caring presence into a transaction. “This is a one-way relationship…me to them. It’s all about them.” is another frequent scarcity-based belief, a condition, a program I’ve learned is not my own. I borrowed it at some point, and it has poisoned my process, my beingness, my authenticity in critical moments.
Tag: self compassion
It is time for something new, in all areas of our existential story. We’ve been wearing out our hearts and minds cycling around and battling against the same old paradigms and patterns for long enough. Be aware. Be open. Be honest. Be ready.
Our modern world is, it can be said, full of uncertainty. One could also say that many of us are feeling overwhelmed, oscillating between confidence and fear. The observable wider effect of this is a culture that manifests and enables any number of authorities, experts, gurus, politicians, and cult leaders. It is a time of great change, so buckle up.
Every thought or idea that holds any negativity or heaviness can be reconfigured, restated or re-examined to alleviate suffering. Also, when we reframe and realign our most commonly used words and phrases, we discharge polarity and generate magnetic space for our natural creativity to emerge.